The International Monetary Fund (IMF) consumer price index (CPI) continued its decrease in December 2015 for the sixth month in a row, i.e. down 7.1%, month-on-month, the Central Bank of Tunisia (BCT) said in its monthly statement on Thursday.
The drop is in relation, in particular, with the fall of energy prices (12.9%), the BCT noted in a statement published after its Executive Board meeting.
In annual shift, the general price index posted a decrease of 30.5% in the world in the same month, affecting prices of all product groups, especially energy (38.9%) and metals ( 294%).
For the entire year 2015, the general price index in the world dropped 35.3% compared to the previous year, knowing that this trend has affected prices of all product groups.