Bangladesh inflation rate eased to 5.75 percent in December of 2019 from 6.05 percent in the previous month. Food prices advanced at a softer pace (5.88 percent vs 6.41 percent in November) while non-food products cost rose faster (5.55 percent vs 5.47 percent). The inflation rates for rural and urban areas were 5.76 percent and 5.73 percent, compared with November's figures of 6.01 percent and 6.12 percent respectively. On a monthly basis, consumer prices dropped 0.23 percent, after a 0.11 percent gain in the previous month.
Inflation Rate in Bangladesh averaged 6.50 percent from 1994 until 2019, reaching an all time high of 16 percent in September of 2011 and a record low of -0.03 percent in December of 1996. This page provides the latest reported value for - Bangladesh Inflation Rate - plus previous releases, historical high and low, short-term forecast and long-term prediction, economic calendar, survey consensus and news. source: Bangladesh Bureau of Statistics
Inflation Rate in Bangladesh is expected to be 6.00 percent by the end of this quarter, according to Trading Economics global macro models and analysts expectations. Looking forward, we estimate Inflation Rate in Bangladesh to stand at 6.00 in 12 months time. In the long-term, the Bangladesh Inflation Rate is projected to trend around 6.50 percent in 2020, according to our econometric models.