CCPI based inflation drops to 66% in October

Sri Lankan seller sells vegetables to a customer

The overall rate of inflation as measured by the Colombo Consumer Price Index (CCPI) on Year-on-Year basis has decreased to 66% in October 2022 from 69.8% in September 2022, according to the Department of Census and Statistics.

Meanwhile food inflation has also decreased to 85.6% in October from 94.9% in September, the department reported.