The three main components of the consumer price index in Sao Tome and Principe are: food and non-alcoholic beverages (72.7% of total weight), housing and utilities (5.5%), and transportation (4%). In addition, alcohol and tobacco (3.8%), household contents, equipment and maintenance (3.8%), clothing, and footwear (3.3%) are among the items on the list. The remaining 6.9% of the total weight is divided among the following industries: communications, restaurants and hotels, miscellaneous goods and services, recreation and culture, education, and health.
A higher than expected figure should be seen as positive (bullish) for the STD while a lower than expected figure should be seen as negative (bearish) for the STD.
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