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Business 23 Nov 2012 | 12:00 AM

Malaysia's inflation continues to climb, October CPI up 1.3% on-year

Higher food prices continued to be a main factor for the hike in inflation as the consumer price index, which saw the consumer price index (CPI) rising 1.3% in October from a year ago.

Business 17 Sep 2013 | 12:00 AM

Inflation to be steady in August, up in September

PETALING JAYA: Inflation is expected to pick up and be reflected in the consumer price index (CPI) from September onwards in the wake of the fuel price hike, economists said.

Economy 25 Jan 2014 | 12:00 AM

Savings now impacted by inflation

WEDNESDAY’S release of the consumer price index (CPI), which is a gauge of headline inflation, for December by the Statistics Department paints a sobering picture.

Business 17 Dec 2014 | 12:00 AM

Malaysia's Nov inflation may have moderated

PETALING JAYA: Malaysia’s inflation, as measured by the consumer price index (CPI), is likely to have moderated last month due to a high-base effect and slower increase in the prices of several key items in the basket of goods and services that make up the index.

Economy 17 Jul 2018 | 9:02 AM

Sales and Services Tax to lead to tiny price hikes, says economist

KUALA LUMPUR: The reintroduction of the Sales and Services Tax (SST) in September is likely to lead to tiny price increases in the country, lifting the Consumer Price Index (CPI) to 1.7 per cent in 2019 from the projected 1.5 per cent in 2018.

Business 22 Jan 2014 | 5:38 PM

Malaysia CPI rises to 3.2% in Dec

KUALA LUMPUR: Malaysia’s Consumer Price Index (CPI) for December 2013 rose to 3.2% from 2.1% a year ago driven by higher prices of food, transport and utilities.

Business 22 Nov 2013 | 5:00 PM

Malaysia’s October inflation rises higher than expected

KUALA LUMPUR: Malaysia’s consumer price index (CPI) rose 2.8% in October, which was higher than economists’ expectations of 2.7%, due to higher prices for food & non-alcoholic beverages and non-food.

Business 20 Jul 2013 | 12:00 AM

June consumer prices stable

PETALING JAYA: Prices remained stable in June with the consumer price index (CPI) up 1.8% compared with a year ago due to increases in the prices of food and non-alcoholic beverages as well as non-food items.