The inflation was recorded at 0.69% in June, driven by the rising transportation, communication, and financial services during the fasting month or Ramadhan and Lebaran holiday (Eid al-Fitr), according to data from the Central Statistics Bureau (BPS). All of expense component contributes for the inflation in June 2017. Inflation of transportation, communication, and financial services became main contributor of inflation in June, reaching 1.27%. While inflation of staple foods reached 0.69%, processed food, beverages, and cigarette contributed 0.39% inflation. Housing, water, electricity, gas and fuel also contributed 0.75%. Inflation of clothing reached 0.78% and health’s inflation was 0.34%. The inflation year to date (ytd) was recorded at 2.38% in while inflation year on year (yoy) in the month reached 4.37%. Off 82 cities, 79 cities posted inflation while 3 cities reported deflation. The highest inflation in June occurred in Tual (4.48%) while lowest inflation was at Merauke (0.12%).