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Zimbabwe's Annual Inflation Rises To 191.6%

Zimbabwe's Annual Inflation Rises To 191.6%

Zimbabwe’s annual inflation rose to 191.6 per cent in June, data released by the Zimbabwe National Statistics Agency (ZIMSTAT) on Saturday showed.

In May, the country’s annual inflation stood at 131.7 per cent.

Month-on-month inflation was 30.7 per cent gaining 9.7 percentage points on the May 2022 rate of 21.0 per cent.

ZIMSTAT said the Consumer Price Index (CPI) for the month ending June 2022 stood at 8,707.35 compared to 6,662.17 in May 2022 and 2,986.44 in June 2021.

On the Blended Consumer Price Index, ZIMSTAT said the month-on-month inflation rate in June 2022 was 18.0 per cent gaining 9.3 percentage points on the May 2022 rate of 8.7 per cent. It added:

The year-on-year inflation rate (annual percentage change) for the month of June 2022 as measured by the all items blended Consumer Price Index (CPI) stood at 70.0 per cent.

The blended CPI for the month ending June 2022 stood at 205.39 compared to 174.03 in May 2022 and 120.80 in June 2021.

Meanwhile, President Emmerson Mnangagwa was on Saturday is expected to announce measures to address the price rises in basic grocery items and services since the beginning of the year.

The prices of basic goods and services, including fuel, transport, electricity, and school fees, among others, have been rising since the beginning of the year.

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9 Comments

Chimboti Pizza 1 month ago

Vhotera Chamisa iwe😠


Chawabvunza 1 month ago

Year on Year inflation is spiraling from 131.7 in May 2022 to 191.6 in June 2022. Minister Mthuli Ncube has failed His Excellency Advocate President ED Mnangagwa. I think he had great expectations when he engaged him. But what boggles my mind is why he has not off loaded him.

TIRI KUZVIURAIRA NDISU, KWETE MA SANCTIONS.

NGAAPINDE HAKE CHAMISA [NHC].

[VOTE CCC FOR REAL CHANGE].


Zuze 1 month ago

Ndasuwa Mazoe
Yellow, Yellow, Yellow ......
☝️☝️☝️☝️


ED pfee 1 month ago

I am being sabotaged.


Dirigsme 1 month ago

Inflation rate is a Western sponsored puppet.It defies logic that even though Nyika ichivakwa nevene vayo this virus called inflation seems untamable.We have rigged everything except this amphibious vehicle called inflation. We call upon the Youths and Women's League to unite and conquer this epidemic.And maybe the Treasury guru Mthuli Ncube needs reorientation at Chitepo School of Ideology. Nyika yaparara takatarisa mhanduwee.


Mafirakureva 1 month ago

A looter continua Kamaradha Dirigsme!!!
ZIMSTAT needs reorientation. They have been infiltrated by western sponsored imperialist opposition CCC to sabotage our stabilising economy by bogus statistics aimed at derailing our mighty economic resurgence

We need to send our guys there to ensure that they are not tempering with figures at the instigation of neo colonial imperialist agents masquerading as NGOs

bishu 1 month ago

mthuli akamboita bank rikadonha.....angagona nyika????


Zuze 1 month ago

Aika, nhai bishu hausi kuona kuti atogona kudonhedza nyika?
He is a genius

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Jah🇿🇼Tsvarie-07 1 month ago

It will end in tears for Mthuli and Mangudya coz they are a good campaigning tool for Chamisa 😂



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