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Business 25 Jul 2019 | 12:00 AM

CPI up 1.5% in June in line with expectations

PETALING JAYA: The country’s consumer price index (CPI) rose 1.5% in June, in line with analyst expectations, due to the low base effects arising from the removal of the goods and services tax (GST) last year.

Business 21 Apr 2016 | 12:00 AM

CPI rises 2.6% in March

KUALA LUMPUR: Malaysia’s consumer price index (CPI), a broad measure of inflation, rose at a slower pace of 2.6% from a year ago, lower than consensus estimates of 3.4%

Business 21 Feb 2013 | 12:00 AM

January CPI up 1.3%

PETALING JAYA: Malaysia’s inflation rate, measured by the consumer price index (CPI), rose 1.3% to 105.9 in January 2013 from 104.5 a year ago due to higher food and non-alcoholic beverages and also non-food prices, the Statistics Department said.

Business 23 Jan 2014 | 12:00 AM

CPI up on alcoholic beverages, tobacco products and transport costs

PETALING JAYA: Inflation, as measured by the increase in the consumer price index (CPI), rose to a 25-month high last month, driven mainly by higher prices in alcoholic beverages and tobacco products as well as transport costs.

Business 20 Oct 2014 | 12:00 AM

GST-exempt list to result in CPI rising 1%, not 1.8%

PETALING JAYA: The Consumer Price Index (CPI) is expected to be lower next year due to the expanded zero-rate and exempt list under the goods and services tax (GST), said Customs Department GST director Datuk Subromaniam Tholasy.

Economy 01 Mar 2018 | 12:00 AM

CPI up 2.7% in January

KUALA LUMPUR: The Consumer Price Index (CPI), which measures headline inflation, rose by 2.7% to 121.3 in January from 118.1 in the same month in 2017 due to higher prices in 10 main groups.

Business 22 Oct 2016 | 12:00 AM

September CPI up 1.5% to 115.3

KUALA LUMPUR: The Consumer Price Index (CPI) for September 2016 rose by 1.5% to 115.3 compared with 113.6 registered in the same month last year.

Business 24 Sep 2015 | 12:00 AM

August CPI higher by 3.1%

KUALA LUMPUR: Malaysia’s inflation rate, as measured by the Consumer Price Index (CPI) for August 2015, rose higher than expected due to higher costs in most of the major groups.

Business 19 Dec 2013 | 12:00 AM

November CPI rises mainly on food index

KUALA LUMPUR: The consumer price index (CPI) rose 2.9% to 108.6 in November from 105.5 in the same period last year.

Nation 04 Dec 2014 | 10:51 PM

Najib: Country eyes higher CPI ranking, calls on Malaysians to fight graft

KUALA LUMPUR: Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Tun Razak has called on all Malaysians to fight corruption as the country aspires to improve its position in the Transparency International's Corruption Perception Index (CPI).