Somalia: Joint Market and Supply Chain Update, December 12, 2021 – December 19, 2021 – Somalia

Key messages

  • The November 2021 Consumer Price Index (CPI) report released by the FGS, Statistics Department, shows a monthly increase of 0.63% and annual inflation of 5.03%.

  • Water scarcity continues in most parts of the south-central area, prices are high and water transport by truck has been reported in Galmudug and Puntland.

  • Livestock prices are falling in the northeastern regions due to increased supplies to markets resulting from water scarcity and poor pasture.

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• The November 2021 Consumer Price Index (CPI) report published by FGS, the statistics department, shows a monthly increase in the CPI of (+ 0.64%). The all-group CPI was 127.27 in November 2021, compared to 126.47 in October 2021. In addition, the annual inflation rate over the twelve-month period, from November 2020 to November 2021, is 5.03%. The largest monthly price increase was food (+ 1.35%).

• In Bakara market, wholesale prices of local cereals such as white maize, red and white sorghum increased from 11% to 25% per 50 kg bag.

• In the Bakara market, the prices of fruits and vegetables remained the same as last week with the exception of onions which increased by 11% and carrots decreased by –35% per kg. In addition, the prices of fresh fruits and vegetables are expected to increase due to the scarcity of rains and the increase in fuel prices.

• In the capital, most roads are accessible and transport services are normal. In addition, port operations are continuing normally in the port of Mogadishu.


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