Myanmar Inflation Rate

The inflation rate in Myanmar was recorded at 4.90 percent in January of 2014. Inflation Rate in Myanmar is reported by the Central Statistics Organization, Myanmar. Inflation Rate in Myanmar averaged 4.99 Percent from 2010 until 2014, reaching an all time high of 8.27 Percent in April of 2011 and a record low of 0.28 Percent in August of 2012. In Myanmar, the inflation rate measures a broad rise or fall in prices that consumers pay for a standard basket of goods. This page provides - Myanmar Inflation Rate - actual values, historical data, forecast, chart, statistics, economic calendar and news. 2014-04-25

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Forecast Dates Unit Frequency
4.90 4.37 8.27 0.28 5.86 | 2014/06 2010 - 2014 Percent Monthly

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Inflation Rate 4.90 2014-01-31 4.37 8.27 0.28 5.86 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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Myanmar Exports at 680.40 USD Million  
Exports in Myanmar decreased to 680.40 USD Million in January of 2014 from 1757.60 USD Million in December of 2013. Exports in Myanmar is reported by the Central Statistics Organization, Myanmar.
Myanmar Balance of Trade at -816.60 USD Million  
Myanmar recorded a trade deficit of 816.60 USD Million in January of 2014. Balance of Trade in Myanmar is reported by the Central Statistics Organization, Myanmar.
Myanmar Imports at 1497.00 USD Million  
Imports in Myanmar increased to 1497 USD Million in January of 2014 from 1351 USD Million in December of 2013. Imports in Myanmar is reported by the Central Statistics Organization, Myanmar.
Myanmar Inflation Rate at 4.90 Percent  
The inflation rate in Myanmar was recorded at 4.90 percent in January of 2014. Inflation Rate in Myanmar is reported by the Central Statistics Organization, Myanmar.
Myanmar Interest Rate at 10.00 Percent  
The benchmark interest rate in Myanmar was last recorded at 10 percent. Interest Rate in Myanmar is reported by the Central Bank of Myanmar.
Myanmar Personal Income Tax Rate at 20.00 percent  
The Personal Income Tax Rate in Myanmar stands at 20 percent. Personal Income Tax Rate in Myanmar is reported by the Internal Revenue Department.
Myanmar Sales Tax Rate | VAT at 30.00 Percent  
The Sales Tax Rate in Myanmar stands at 30 percent. Sales Tax Rate in Myanmar is reported by the Internal Revenue Department.
Myanmar Government Debt To GDP at 53.53 Percent  
Myanmar recorded a Government Debt to GDP of 53.53 percent of the countrys Gross Domestic Product in 2011. Government Debt To GDP in Myanmar is reported by the Central Statistics Organization, Myanmar.
Myanmar Current Account at -1249.00 USD Million  
Myanmar recorded a Current Account deficit of 1249 USD Million in 2012. Current Account in Myanmar is reported by the Ministry of National Planning and Economic Development, Myanmar.
Myanmar Tourist Arrivals at 206567.00  
Tourist Arrivals in Myanmar increased to 206567 in November of 2013 from 174885 in October of 2013. Tourist Arrivals in Myanmar is reported by the Ministry of National Planning and Economic Development, Myanmar.
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