Friday
Feb172017

MARKET PRICE SURVEY DATA OCTOBER 2015

he High Frequency South Sudan Survey (HFSSS) uses tablet computers to collect real-time data and is currently being carried out in Aweil, Juba, Rumbek, Torit, Wau and Yambio. However, pilot data from April 2012 to October 2014 is included for Juba, Malakal, Rumbek and Wau. The aim of the survey is to provide the Government of South Sudan with high frequency, high quality data on social, economic and security conditions in the country. The survey collects data on market prices, exchange rates and household welfare in these major towns.

The National Bureau of Statistics in collaboration with the World Bank is pleased to publish further results from the HFSSS in particular market price survey. Prices are collected for twenty retail products and eight wholesale products (the complete list of products can be found at the end of this document) sold in local markets to track changes in price. These products were selected by the NBS and constitute a subset of products from the South Sudan Consumer Price Index (CPI) that have high weights and are considered important for household wellbeing. These are primarily food items, petrol and charcoal. 

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Friday
Feb172017

HFSSS EXCHANGE RATE DATA FOR SEPTEMBER 2015

The National Bureau of Statistics in collaboration with the World Bank is pleased to release further results for the Exchange Rate Survey, which is part of the High Frequency South Sudan Survey (see technical notes for more information). The survey uses handheld tablet computers to collect real- time data and is currently being carried out in Aweil, Juba, Rumbek, Torit, Wau and Yambio. However, pilot data from April 2012 to October 2014 is included for Juba, Malakal, Rumbek and Wau.

The high frequency exchange Rate Survey collects daily buying and selling prices for USD in Aweil, Juba, Rumbek, Torit, Wau and Yambio. That is, how many SSP are required on the black market to buy 100 USD (buying price), and how many SSP are obtained by selling 100 USD (selling price). Daily data are available on the NBS website. The enclosed graphs below show the average daily midpoint of these data. 

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Friday
Feb172017

HFSSS EXCHANGE RATE DATA FOR AUGUST 2015

The National Bureau of Statistics in collaboration with the World Bank is pleased to release further results for the Exchange Rate Survey, which is part of the High Frequency South Sudan Survey (see technical notes for more information). The survey uses handheld tablet computers to collect real- time data and is currently being carried out in Aweil, Juba, Rumbek, Torit, Wau and Yambio. However, pilot data from April 2012 to October 2014 is included for Juba, Malakal, Rumbek and Wau.

The high frequency exchange Rate Survey collects daily buying and selling prices for USD in Aweil, Juba, Rumbek, Torit, Wau and Yambio. That is, how many SSP are required on the black market to buy 100 USD (buying price), and how many SSP are obtained by selling 100 USD (selling price). Daily data are available on the NBS website. The enclosed graphs below show the average daily midpoint of these data. 

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Friday
Feb172017

HFSSS EXCHANGE RATE DATA FOR JULY 2015

The National Bureau of Statistics in collaboration with the World Bank is pleased to release further results for the Exchange Rate Survey, which is part of the High Frequency South Sudan Survey (see technical notes for more information). The survey uses handheld tablet computers to collect real- time data and is currently being carried out in Aweil, Juba, Rumbek, Torit, Wau and Yambio. However, pilot data from April 2012 to October 2014 is included for Juba, Malakal, Rumbek and Wau.

The results of the Exchange Rate Survey shows average daily midpoints of buying price and selling price for Aweil, Juba, Rumbek, Torit, Wau and Yambio. That is, how many SSP are required on the black market to buy 100 USD (buying price), and how many SSP are obtained by selling 100 USD (selling price). Daily data are available on the NBS website. 

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Friday
Feb172017

HFSSS EXCHANGE RATE DATA FOR JUNE 2015

The National Bureau of Statistics in collaboration with the World Bank is pleased to release further results for the Exchange Rate Survey, which is part of the High Frequency South Sudan Survey (see technical notes for more information). The survey uses handheld tablet computers to collect real- time data and is currently being carried out in Aweil, Juba, Rumbek, Torit, Wau and Yambio. However, pilot data from April 2012 to October 2014 is included for Juba, Malakal, Rumbek and Wau.

The results of the Exchange Rate Survey shows average daily midpoints of buying price and selling price for Aweil, Juba, Rumbek, Torit, Wau and Yambio. That is, how many SSP are required on the black market to buy 100 USD (buying price), and how many SSP are obtained by selling 100 USD (selling price). Daily data are available on the NBS website. 

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