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Consumerprices December 2018 /Inflation rate 2017

Consumer prices on Curaçao: December 2017

Prices 0.2 percent higher than in the month of November 2017;

Inflation in December 2017 is 1.6 percent

Willemstad - The consumer price index (CPI) of Curaçao increased by 0.2 percent in the month of December 2017, from 126.1 in November to 126.3 in December.

The most important price changes during the past month (December 2017) are the reduction of petrol (-4%) and the cost of electricity consumption (+ 3%) and cooking gas (+ 25%). The last price change is the most striking. A large cylinder of cooking gas has risen from ANG 40 to ANG 50, while for a small cylinder (bomb) ANG 10 has to be added instead of ANG 8. The old price was constant from February 2016, while the new price is equal to the level of September 2015.

The CPI of December 2017 (126.3) is 1.7 percent higher than the CPI of December 2016, when a CPI of 124.2 was measured. This figure (+ 1.7%) is an indication that the consumer price level during the month of December 2017 was 1.7 percent higher than during the month of December 2016.

Measured over the twelve months up to and including December 2017, compared to the same period a year earlier, prices have risen by 1.6 percent on average. The 12-month average CPI has grown from 123.5 in December 2016 to 125.5 in December 2017.

The December 2017 inflation rate (1.6%) reflects the inflation for the full year 2017 and is the result of the price development of the 9 spending categories.

The inflation on Curaçao in December 2017 and the whole year 2017 is 1.6 percent. Since the inflation figure (1.6%) is an indication of the increase in the cost of living, it is recommended as an indexing tool for salaries, pensions, social benefits and other income.

The corresponding tables can be consulted on the CBS website, www.cbs.cw.

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Preisnan pa konsumidó na Kòrsou: desèmber 2017

Preisnan 0,2 porshento mas haltu kompará ku luna di novèmber 2017;

Inflashon na desèmber 2017 ta 1,6 porshento

Willemstad: E sifra índise di preis pa konsumidó (CPI, “Consumer Price Index”) di Kòrsou na luna di desèmber 2017 a subi ku 0,2 porshento, esta di 126,1 na novèmber pa 126,3 na desèmber.

E kambionan di preis mas notabel durante e luna ku ta tras di lomba (desèmber 2017) ta bahada di preis di gasolin (-4%) i subida di preis di uso di elektrisidat (+3%) i gas di kushiná (+25%).

E preis delaster menshoná ta esun ku mas ta resaltá. Preis di un silinder (bòm) di gas grandi a subi di 40 pa 50 florin, mientras ku un silinder (bòm) di gas chikí a subi den preis di 8 pa 10 florin. E preis bieu a keda stabil for di febrüari 2016, mientras ku e preis nobo ta igual na e nivel di sèptèmber 2015.

E CPI di desèmber 2017 (126,3) ta 1,7 porshento mas haltu ku e CPI di desèmber 2016, na kual momentu un CPI di 124,2 a wòrdu midí. E sifra aki (+1,7%) ta indiká ku e nivel di preis pa konsumidó durante luna di desèmber 2017 tabata 1,7 porshento mas haltu kompará ku luna di desèmber 2016.

Si kompará e periodo di e último 12 luna te ku desèmber 2017 ku mes periodo un aña anterior, ta resultá ku preisnan na averahe a subi ku 1,6 porshento. E CPI promedio di 12 luna a desaroyá di 123,5 na desèmber 2016 pa 125,5 na desèmber 2017.

E sifra di inflashon na desèmber 2017 (1,6%) ta reflehá e inflashon over henter e aña 2017 i ta e resultado di e desaroyo di preis di e 9 kategorianan di konsumo. E desaroyo di preis aki ta wòrdu ilustrá den e figura.

Esaki por dedusí for di datonan ku a wòrdu publiká awe dor di Ofisina Sentral di Statistik (CBS). E tabelnan konserní ta asesibel riba website di CBS, www.cbs.cw.