| Media advisory
|19 September 2016|
Release of the Consumer Price Index (CPI), August 2016
The Consumer Price Index (CPI) for August 2016 will be released at a media briefing on Wednesday, 21 September 2016 in Pretoria. The CPI is the primary indicator for the measurement of monetary policy and changes in the cost of living.
There will also be an announcement regarding the next update of the CPI weights and basket of goods and services.
The media briefing will be held as follows:
Date : Wednesday, 21 September 2016
Lock-up : 9H30
Embargo : 10H00
Venue : Tshedimosetso House, Cnr Francis Baard & Festival streets, Hatfield, Pretoria.
(NB! There will be a video link to Imbizo Media Centre, 120 Plein Street, Parliament, Cape Town.)
Tel: 012 339 2401
Cell: 076 430 0693
Tel: 012 337 6456
Cell: 073 821 5994
For media enquiries contact:
Director: Media Relations
Tel: 012 310 8578
Cell: 082 805 7088
Issued by Statistics South Africa