Indonesia’s consumer inflation eases more than expected in January

  • Economy
  • Friday, 1 Feb 2019

JAKARTA: Indonesia’s annual consumer inflation in January slowed more than expected, data from the statistics bureau showed on Friday, reinforcing the central bank’s view prices will stay within target for the whole year.

The consumer price index in January rose 2.82 percent from a year earlier, the bureau said, compared with the median forecast in a Reuters poll of 3.00 percent. Consumer prices rose 3.13 percent in December.