Trends in household final consumer prices in Douala in May 2022

Prices of imported food products have increased by 15.8% over one year.

In May 2022, the Household Final Consumption Price Index (CPI) increased by 0.7% over one month, after +1.3% the previous month and +0.1% in May 2021. Compared to the same period in 2021, the overall price level increased by 5.8% after +5.2% last month and 1.5% in the same period of 2021. On average over the past twelve months,  household final consumer prices rose by 2.9% after +2.5% in January 2022. The underlying inflation rate
is 2.4%. Inflationary pressures observed in Douala were therefore not only maintained by fresh products (+6.0%).

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