Economic Performance Bulletin - Issue 4/2019

The annual headline inflation1 rate at the start of the 4th quarter of 2019 slightly fell to 4.0% in October from the 4.1% registered the previous month, before rising to 5.3% in November and subsequently falling to 5.1% in December. The average inflation rate in the fourth quarter of 2019 was 4.8%, slightly higher than the 4.3% registered in the third quarter.