Thailand’s Inflation Slows Down in September

Thailand’s inflation rate fell to 6.4% in September, from 7.86% the previous month, and was lower than market expectations of 6.6%, according to official data released on Wednesday. This was the lowest figure since April.

The Ministry of Commerce reported the September headline consumer price index (CPI) at 107.70, up 6.41% year on year and 0.22% month on month, bringing Thailand’s annual inflation rate for the first nine months (Jan-Sep) to 6.17%.

The core CPI in September was 103.73, up 3.12% year on year and 0.14% from August.