Browsing: food prices rise in Kenya

  • Kenya’s average inflation rate increased to 6.3 per cent in the first half of 2022, compared to 5.9 per cent in a similar period in 2021
  • A report by Cytonn Investments has attributed the rise to a 13.8 per cent and 7.1 per cent year-on-year increase in food and oil prices
  • Inflation for June 2022 came in at 7.9 per cent, the highest since August 2017 and an increase from the 7.1  per cent recorded in May

Kenya’s average inflation rate increased to 6.3 per cent in the first half of 2022, compared to 5.9 per cent in a similar period in 2021.

A report by Cytonn Investments has attributed the rise to a 13.8 per cent and 7.1 per cent year-on-year increase in food and oil prices, respectively.

During the period under review, the price of super petrol, diesel and kerosene increased by 22.7 per cent, 26.6 per cent …