United Arab Emirates Inflation Rate

The inflation rate in the United Arab Emirates was recorded at 1.80 percent in February of 2014. Inflation Rate in the United Arab Emirates is reported by the Ministry of Economy, UAE. Inflation Rate in the United Arab Emirates averaged 2.04 Percent from 1990 until 2014, reaching an all time high of 12.30 Percent in December of 2008 and a record low of -1.60 Percent in January of 2011. In United Arab Emirates, the main components of the consumer price index are: Housing (39 percent of the total weight); Food and Soft Drinks (13.9 percent) and Transportation (9.9 percent). Textiles, Clothing and Footwear account for 7 percent; Communications for 6.9 percent and Miscellaneous Goods and Services for 5 percent. Others include: Restaurants and Hotels (4.3 percent); Furniture and Household Goods (4.2 percent); Education (4 percent); Recreation and Culture (3 percent); Beverages and Tobacco (2 percent) and Medical Care (1 percent). The national index has a base of 100 as of 2007. This page provides - United Arab Emirates Inflation Rate - actual values, historical data, forecast, chart, statistics, economic calendar and news. 2014-04-23

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Forecast Dates Unit Frequency
1.80 1.50 12.30 -1.60 2.41 | 2014/06 1990 - 2014 Percent Monthly
2007=100

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United Arab Emirates Inflation Rate
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CALENDAR GMT Country Event Reference Actual Previous Consensus Forecast
2013-09-18 02:00 PM United Arab Emirates
Inflation Rate YoY
Aug 2013 1.27% 1.3% 1.06%
2013-10-28 10:10 AM United Arab Emirates
Inflation Rate YoY
Sep 2013 1.26% 1.27% 1.5%
2013-11-18 09:10 AM United Arab Emirates
Inflation Rate YoY
Oct 2013 1.3% 1.26% 1.52%
2013-12-16 08:30 AM United Arab Emirates
Inflation Rate YoY
Nov 2013 1.4% 1.3% 1.1%
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Prices Last Previous Highest Lowest Forecast Unit
Inflation Rate 1.80 2014-02-28 1.50 12.30 -1.60 2.41 2014-06-30 Percent [+]
Consumer Price Index (CPI) 119.29 2014-02-15 119.12 119.29 107.75 120.21 2014-06-30 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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United Arab Emirates Manufacturing PMI at 57.70  
Manufacturing PMI in the United Arab Emirates increased to 57.70 in March of 2014 from 57.30 in February of 2014.
United Arab Emirates Crude Oil Production at 2820.00 Thousands Barrels per Day  
Crude Oil Production in the United Arab Emirates remained unchanged at 2820 Thousands Barrels per Day in October of 2013 from 2820 Thousands Barrels per Day in September of 2013. Crude Oil Production in the United Arab Emirates is reported by the U.S. Energy Information Administration.
United Arab Emirates Changes in Inventories at 8601.96 AED Million  
Changes in Inventories in the United Arab Emirates decreased to 8601.96 AED Million in 2012 from 10009.94 AED Million in 2011. Changes in Inventories in the United Arab Emirates is reported by the National Bureau of Statistics, UAE.
United Arab Emirates Consumer Price Index (CPI) at 119.29 Index Points  
Consumer Price Index (CPI) in the United Arab Emirates increased to 119.29 Index Points in February of 2014 from 119.12 Index Points in January of 2014. Consumer Price Index (CPI) in the United Arab Emirates is reported by the National Bureau of Statistics, UAE.
United Arab Emirates Consumer Spending at 581469.30 AED Million  
Consumer Spending in the United Arab Emirates increased to 581469.30 AED Million in 2012 from 531461.26 AED Million in 2011. Consumer Spending in the United Arab Emirates is reported by the National Bureau of Statistics, UAE.
United Arab Emirates GDP Constant Prices at 1025623.10 AED Million  
GDP Constant Prices in the United Arab Emirates increased to 1025623.10 AED Million in 2012 from 982725.21 AED Million in 2011. GDP Constant Prices in the United Arab Emirates is reported by the National Bureau Of Statistics, UAE.
United Arab Emirates Government Spending at 83171.06 AED Million  
Government Spending in the United Arab Emirates increased to 83171.06 AED Million in 2012 from 80316.44 AED Million in 2011. Government Spending in the United Arab Emirates is reported by the National Bureau of Statistics, UAE.
United Arab Emirates Gross Fixed Capital Formation at 259944.86 AED Million  
Gross Fixed Capital Formation in the United Arab Emirates increased to 259944.86 AED Million in 2012 from 231103.94 AED Million in 2011. Gross Fixed Capital Formation in the United Arab Emirates is reported by the National Bureau Of Statistics, UAE.
United Arab Emirates Current Account at 244416.00 SYP Million  
The United Arab Emirates recorded a Current Account surplus of 244416 SYP Million in 2012. Current Account in the United Arab Emirates is reported by the Central Bank of the United Arab Emirates.
United Arab Emirates Interest Rate at 1.00 Percent  
The benchmark interest rate in the United Arab Emirates was last recorded at 1 percent. Interest Rate in the United Arab Emirates is reported by the Central Bank of the United Arab Emirates.
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