Inflation Rate Reached 98.81% in April 2020

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Khartoum, May 16 (SUNA) - The annual rate of change in inflation was 98.81% in April, 2020 compared to 81.64% in March 2020, with an increase of 17.17% over the previous month.

The increase of inflation was attributed to rise of the prices of all components of the food and beverage group, the most important of which are oils, fats, bread, grains, meat, legumes, milk, cheese, and sugar, in addition to the rise in the housing group due to the high prices of cooking gas, charcoal, firewood and the transportation group due to the high fuel prices, compared to the prices in April, 2020.

The urban inflation rate was 86.71% in April 2020, while it was 66.83% in March 2020.

The Inflation in the rural areas recorded 107.82% in April 2020, compared to 93.26% in March 2020.