Monthly Archive: October 2017

Oct 24 2017

PRESS RELEASE: Basic Food Index September 2017

 

The Basic Food Index (BFI) for September 2017 is registered at 104.7 points, an increase of 0.1% from the August index of 104.5 points. To download the full press release, click here. see the Consumer Price Index (CPI) for 2016.


The official CPI Quarterly Reports can be found on the DOC website under the Research & Statistics tab, under the category of Reports.


For questions, please contact Chief Statistician Meleisea Vai Filiga at (684) 633-5155 ext. 256 or vai.filiga@doc.as.

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Oct 13 2017

PRESS RELEASE: Basic Food Index August 2017

The Basic Food Index (BFI) for August 2017 is registered at 104.5 points, an increase of 0.5% from revised July index of 104.0 points. To download the full press release, click here.

Other related reports, please see the Consumer Price Index (CPI) for 2016.


The official CPI Quarterly Reports can be found on the DOC website under the Research & Statistics tab, under the category of Reports.


For questions, please contact Chief Statistician Meleisea Vai Filiga at (684) 633-5155 ext. 256 or vai.filiga@doc.as.

Permanent link to this article: http://doc.as.gov/press-release-basic-food-index-august-2017/

Oct 11 2017

PRESS RELEASE: 2017 1st and 2nd Quarter Consumer Price Index Update

The Department of Commerce Statistics Division has released the updated Consumer Price Index (CPI) reports for 1st and 2nd Quarter 2017

 


The official CPI Quarterly Reports can be found on the DOC website under the Research & Statistics tab, under the category of Reports.


For questions, please contact Chief Statistician Meleisea Vai Filiga at (684) 633-5155 ext. 256 or vai.filiga@doc.as.

Permanent link to this article: http://doc.as.gov/press-release-2017-1st-2nd-quarter-consumer-price-index-update/

Oct 02 2017

October First and Third Friday’s

EXPERIENCE BUSINESS AT FIRST FRIDAY’S


Have nothing to do on a Friday night? Come and check out First and Third Friday’s at the Fagatogo Marketplace. The live entertainment by Fagaima Baptist Youth (10/06) and Tafuna Methodist Youth (10/20) starts at 6:30 pm, but you can always come earlier and treat yourself to the best Samoan food on island as recognized and awarded by South Seas Broadcasting in their “2015 Best of American Samoa survey” or browse and buy a handicraft gift for a friend.

You can make it a family event or socialize with friends! Don’t forget to indulge in live music, handicrafts, farm fresh agriculture, and cultural cuisine. And as always, we encourage you to support local businesses first.

WHEN: October 06 & 20

WHAT TIME: 6:30 pm to 9:00 pm

WHERE: Fagatogo Marketplace

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Download the flyer here: October FF Flyer.PNG


The First and Third Friday events are sponsored by the Department of Commerce Planning Division in support by the Community Services Block Grant.

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