Consumer prices in Indonesia rose 3.40% year-on-year in March of 2018, accelerating from a 3.18% gain in the previous month. It was the highest inflation rate since December 2017, as prices increased at a faster pace for : raw food (4.24% vs 3.40% in February); transport (1.83% vs 1.41%); clothing (4.11% vs 3.92%), and health (2.91% vs 2.75%). Meantime, prices rose less than a month earlier for: housing & utilities (3.45% vs 3.70% in February); processed food (4.06% vs 4.11%), and education (3.33% vs 3.35%). On the other hand, core consumer prices went up 2.67% year-on-year. On a monthly basis, consumer prices increased 0.20%, slightly faster than a 0.17% rise in a month earlier.