Mar 13 2017

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PRESS RELEASE: Basic Food Index February 2017

The Basic Food Index (BFI) for February 2017 is registered at 99.2 points, a decrease of  0.8% from the January index of 100.0 points. The Basic Food Index was revised for the month of January to reflect new basic food items frequently purchased by households every month. 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.

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