Economic and Financial Review


Central Bank of Nigeria


Retail Market Prices, Retail Prices, Consumer Items, Lagos Area, Fourth Quarter


The retail price of some selected consumer items in the Lagos Area rose marginally during the fourth quarter of 1990. The report of the survey conducted by CBN revealed that the prices of 37 out of the 69 commodities sampled increased when compared to their levels in the preceding quarter. Overall, the index of consumer prices was 2238 (1975=100), representing an increase of 2. 7 per cent over the level in the preceding quarter and 6.8 per cent when compared to the corresponding quarter of 1989 (see Table 1). All components of the consumer basket surveyed exhibited increases in prices, except fuel and light

Author Bio

The authors are staff of the General Economics Statistics Office, Statistical Services Division, Research Department, Central Bank of Nigeria

Publication Title

CBN Economic and Financial Review





Recommended Citation

Central Bank of Nigeria (1990). Developments in the Retail Market Prices of Selected Consumer Items in Lagos Areas During the Fourth Quarter of 1990. CBN Economic and Financial Review. 28(4), 27-30.



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