National Institute of Statistics and Economic Analysis, Benin
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Accessed On: 06 November, 2018
The Institute monitors monthly fluctuations in the prices of goods and services in the various markets of the headquarters of departments. Particularly in the city of Cotonou, a Harmonized Index of Consumer Prices is calculated and published monthly. More than 600 products are monitored and around 1000 points of sale are visited during each month. Consumer price tracking provides consumer price indices for the twelve consumption functions and average prices.