Macao Inflation Rate

The inflation rate in Macao was recorded at 5.65 percent in February of 2014. Inflation Rate in Macao is reported by the Statistics and Census Service, Government of Macao SAR. Inflation Rate in Macao averaged 2.38 Percent from 1999 until 2014, reaching an all time high of 9.49 Percent in March of 2008 and a record low of -3.65 Percent in August of 1999. In Macao, the inflation rate measures a broad rise or fall in prices that consumers pay for a standard basket of goods. This page provides - Macao Inflation Rate - actual values, historical data, forecast, chart, statistics, economic calendar and news. 2014-04-23

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Forecast Dates Unit Frequency
5.65 6.35 9.49 -3.65 6.37 | 2014/03 1999 - 2014 Percent Monthly
2008/2009=100

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Macao Inflation Rate
LIST BY COUNTRY


CALENDAR GMT Country Event Reference Actual Previous Consensus Forecast
2013-09-19 09:00 AM Macao
Inflation Rate YoY
Aug 2013 5.31% 5.38% 5.08%
2013-10-21 10:00 AM Macao
Inflation Rate YoY
Sep 2013 6.12% 5.31% 5.59%
2013-11-21 08:20 AM Macao
Inflation Rate YoY
Oct 2013 6.18% 6.12% 6.46%
2013-12-19 08:00 AM Macao
Inflation Rate YoY
Nov 2013 5.78% 6.18% 5.81%
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Prices Last Previous Highest Lowest Forecast Unit
Inflation Rate 5.65 2014-02-28 6.35 9.49 -3.65 6.37 2014-03-31 Percent [+]
Consumer Price Index (CPI) 128.32 2014-02-15 127.85 128.32 78.23 129.13 2014-03-31 Index Points [+]
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Inflation Rate | Notes
The data given on this page shows an annual change in the Consumer Price Index. The CPI measures changes in the price level of consumer goods and services purchased by households. The CPI is calculated by taking price changes for each item in the predetermined basket of goods and services and averaging them. The items weight according to their importance. Depending on the country, the highest weights are usually given to the food, energy, housing, clothing, medical care, transportation and household equipment.


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Macao Current Account at 149493.30 MOP Million  
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Macao Imports at 6070126.11 Thousand MOP  
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Macao Changes in Inventories at 1242400.00 MOP THO  
Changes in Inventories in Macao increased to 1242400 MOP THO in the fourth quarter of 2013 from 1109700 MOP THO in the third quarter of 2013. Changes in Inventories in Macao is reported by the Statistics and Census Service, Government of Macao SAR.
Macao Consumer Price Index (CPI) at 128.32 Index Points  
Consumer Price Index (CPI) in Macao increased to 128.32 Index Points in February of 2014 from 127.85 Index Points in January of 2014. Consumer Price Index (CPI) in Macao is reported by the Statistics and Census Service, Government of Macao SAR.
Macao Consumer Spending at 18292600.00 MOP THO  
Consumer Spending in Macao increased to 18292600 MOP THO in the fourth quarter of 2013 from 18095600 MOP THO in the third quarter of 2013. Consumer Spending in Macao is reported by the Statistics and Census Service, Government of Macao SAR.
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