Core consumer prices in Afghanistan increased 2.30 percent in September of 2018 over the same month in the previous year. Core Inflation Rate in Afghanistan averaged 3.46 percent from 2012 until 2018, reaching an all time high of 10.50 percent in January of 2012 and a record low of -3.69 percent in July of 2015.
Core Inflation Rate in Afghanistan is expected to be 1.40 percent by the end of this quarter, according to Trading Economics global macro models and analysts expectations. Looking forward, we estimate Core Inflation Rate in Afghanistan to stand at 1.30 in 12 months time. In the long-term, the Afghanistan Core Inflation Rate is projected to trend around 1.70 percent in 2020, according to our econometric models.