Date: February 2020
CPI Inflation Rate Monthly % Change PPP
MIMAROPA 125.3 3.2 0.1 0.80
Marinduque 125.5 6.1 -0.9 0.80
Occidental Mindoro 121.4 2.6 0.1 0.82
Oriental Mindoro 126.1 4.6 0.2 0.79
Palawan 126.9 1.4 0.1 0.79
Romblon 122.5 3.6 0.0 0.82

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The inflation rate of Oriental Mindoro increased to 4.4 percent in January 2020. In the previous month, inflation was posted at 2.8 percent and in January 2019, 4.2 percent. The inflation rate of the province is higher compared to that of the MIMAROPA region and Philippines.

The inflation rate of Oriental Mindoro increased to 2.8 percent in December 2019. In the previous month, inflation was posted at 2.1 percent and in December 2018, 6.3 percent.

SUMMARY INFLATION REPORT CONSUMER PRICE INDEX (2012=100)

OF MIMAROPA: January 2020

 

Date Release: February 28, 2020

Reference No.: 2020-075

 

Table 1. Year-on-Year Inflation Rates in the Philippines and MIMAROPA, by Province,

All Items (2012=100)

The headline inflation rate at the regional level accelerated to 2.6 percent in December 2019. In the previous month, inflation was posted at 1.8 percent and in December 2018, 6.6 percent. The uptrend of inflation in December 2019 was driven by the combined acceleration of selected commodity groups.

The headline inflation rate at the regional level accelerated to 1.8 percent in November 2019. In the previous month, inflation was posted at 1.1 percent and in November 2018, 7.6 percent. The uptrend of inflation in November 2019 was driven by the combined acceleration of selected commodity groups.

The headline inflation rate at the regional level further eased to 1.1 percent in October 2019. This the lowest inflation since January 2016 which posted at 1.3 percent. In the previous month, inflation was posted at 2.2 percent and in October 2018, 8.8 percent. The slowdown of inflation in October 2019 was mainly driven by the decline in the index of the heavily-weighted food and non-alcoholic beverages at -3.8 percent.