Good news on the inflation front
Written by Lethiwe Mdluli on 23 October, 2019
By: Sanelisiwe Dlangamandla
Inflation showed a slight decrease last month, coming in at four-point-one-per cent, compared to four-point-three-per cent in August.
Statistics South Africa says food prices rose by three-point-seven-per cent, marginally lower than August’s three-point-eight-per cent.
The costs of bread and cereals, however, rose by eight-and-a-half-per cent.
Electricity prices shot up by 11-point-eight-per cent.