Cost of food in Benin decreased 4.90 percent in December of 2019 over the same month in the previous year.

Food Inflation in Benin averaged 1.44 percent from 2010 until 2019, reaching an all time high of 14.86 percent in January of 2011 and a record low of -6.70 percent in April of 2017. This page provides the latest reported value for - Benin Food Inflation - plus previous releases, historical high and low, short-term forecast and long-term prediction, economic calendar, survey consensus and news.

Food Inflation in Benin is expected to be 3.00 percent by the end of this quarter, according to Trading Economics global macro models and analysts expectations. Looking forward, we estimate Food Inflation in Benin to stand at -3.80 in 12 months time. In the long-term, the Benin Food Inflation is projected to trend around 3.00 percent in 2020, according to our econometric models.

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Benin Food Inflation

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
-4.90 -2.70 14.86 -6.70 2010 - 2019 percent Monthly
2014=100, NSA
Benin Prices Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Inflation Rate 0.30 1.50 15.20 -3.80 percent [+]
Food Inflation -4.90 -2.70 14.86 -6.70 percent [+]
Inflation Rate Mom -0.80 1.80 5.00 -2.60 percent [+]
Consumer Price Index CPI 101.50 102.30 102.80 88.70 points [+]
Cpi Housing Utilities 103.80 104.40 118.90 96.60 points [+]
CPI Transportation 110.50 108.20 140.50 91.20 points [+]