Maldives Inflation Rate

The inflation rate in Maldives was recorded at 3.40 percent in February of 2014. Inflation Rate in Maldives is reported by the Maldives Monetary Authority. Inflation Rate in Maldives averaged 7.07 Percent from 2005 until 2014, reaching an all time high of 21.16 Percent in November of 2011 and a record low of -3.44 Percent in December of 2005. In Maldives, the inflation rate measures a broad rise or fall in prices that consumers pay for a standard basket of goods. This page provides - Maldives Inflation Rate - actual values, historical data, forecast, chart, statistics, economic calendar and news. 2014-04-23

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Forecast Dates Unit Frequency
3.40 2.60 21.16 -3.44 2.77 | 2014/06 2005 - 2014 Percent Monthly

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Maldives Inflation Rate
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Inflation Rate 3.40 2014-02-28 2.60 21.16 -3.44 2.77 2014-06-30 Percent [+]
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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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Maldives Government Debt To GDP at 34.90 Percent  
Maldives recorded a Government Debt to GDP of 34.90 percent of the country's Gross Domestic Product in 2013. Government Debt To GDP in Maldives is reported by the Maldives Monetary Authority.
Maldives Current Account to GDP at -20.50 Percent  
Maldives recorded a Current Account deficit of 20.50 percent of the country's Gross Domestic Product in 2013. Current Account to GDP in Maldives is reported by the Maldives Monetary Authority.
Maldives Balance of Trade at -90.90 USD Million  
Maldives recorded a trade deficit of 90.90 USD Million in February of 2014. Balance of Trade in Maldives is reported by the Maldives Monetary Authority.
Maldives Imports at 115.70 USD Million  
Imports in Maldives decreased to 115.70 USD Million in February of 2014 from 161.10 USD Million in January of 2014. Imports in Maldives is reported by the Maldives Monetary Authority.
Maldives Exports at 24.80 USD Million  
Exports in Maldives decreased to 24.80 USD Million in February of 2014 from 32.50 USD Million in January of 2014. Exports in Maldives is reported by the Maldives Monetary Authority.
Maldives Tourist Arrivals at 111000.00  
Tourist Arrivals in Maldives increased to 111000 in February of 2014 from 105000 in January of 2014. Tourist Arrivals in Maldives is reported by the Maldives Monetary Authority.
Maldives GDP Annual Growth Rate at 3.70 Percent  
The Gross Domestic Product (GDP) in Maldives expanded 3.70 percent in 2013 from the previous year. GDP Annual Growth Rate in Maldives is reported by the Maldives Monetary Authority.
Maldives Inflation Rate at 3.40 Percent  
The inflation rate in Maldives was recorded at 3.40 percent in February of 2014. Inflation Rate in Maldives is reported by the Maldives Monetary Authority.
Maldives Interest Rate at 7.00 Percent  
The benchmark interest rate in Maldives was last recorded at 7 percent. Interest Rate in Maldives is reported by the Maldives Monetary Authority.
Maldives Corporate Tax Rate at 0.00 percent  
The Corporate Tax Rate in Maldives stands at 0 percent. Corporate Tax Rate in Maldives is reported by the Inland Revenue Authority.
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