Cost of food in Afghanistan increased 7 percent in May of 2019 over the same month in the previous year. Food Inflation in Afghanistan averaged 4.20 percent from 2012 until 2019, reaching an all time high of 16.30 percent in July of 2014 and a record low of -5.94 percent in July of 2015.
Food Inflation in Afghanistan is expected to be 4.00 percent by the end of this quarter, according to Trading Economics global macro models and analysts expectations. Looking forward, we estimate Food Inflation in Afghanistan to stand at 3.50 in 12 months time. In the long-term, the Afghanistan Food Inflation is projected to trend around 4.00 percent in 2020, according to our econometric models.