Bloomberg Anywhere Remote Login Bloomberg Terminal Demo Request


Connecting decision makers to a dynamic network of information, people and ideas, Bloomberg quickly and accurately delivers business and financial information, news and insight around the world.


Financial Products

Enterprise Products


Customer Support

  • Americas

    +1 212 318 2000

  • Europe, Middle East, & Africa

    +44 20 7330 7500

  • Asia Pacific

    +65 6212 1000


Industry Products

Media Services

Follow Us

Ivory Coast Inflation Rate Rises to 1% in June, Agency Says

Consumer prices in Ivory Coast, the world’s biggest cocoa producer, rose 1 percent in June from a year earlier as communication and housing costs increased, the statistics office said.

The inflation rate gained after falling 1.2 percent in May, the National Institute of Statistics, based in Abidjan, said in an e-mailed statement today. Prices rose 0.6 percent in the month.

Ivory Coast, the biggest economy in the eight-member West African monetary union, is recovering from a post-election crisis in 2011 that largely halted exports, shut banks and shops and forced the stock exchange to relocate to Mali.

The return to growth, forecast at 8.2 percent from a 4.7 percent contraction in 2011, is expected by the region’s central bank to lead output in the economic grouping that shares the euro-pegged CFA franc. The currency weakened 0.3 percent to 538.7 a dollar by 2:24 p.m. in Abidjan.

Food prices were little changed in June, rising 0.1 percent from a year earlier, while communication costs rose an annual 4.1 percent, the highest among the non-food groups, according to the agency. Prices for housing and utilities increased 3 percent from a year earlier while transportation costs fell 0.3 percent.

Please upgrade your Browser

Your browser is out-of-date. Please download one of these excellent browsers:

Chrome, Firefox, Safari, Opera or Internet Explorer.