The practice of Large-Scale Social Distancing has put a limit to social and economy activities, hence reducing Purchase Power. This extreme limited activity in May 2020 has caused sale of goods such as Clothes and Shoes to have minimal effects on inflation. Social Distancing also put immense pressures on Tourism and Transportation. Furthermore, non-Staple Goods trade also suffered from this policy. As a comparison, Inflation during Ramadhan in 2019 was 0.35% MoM and 0.54% MoM the month after. Meanwhile, Inflations during Ramadhan in 2018 and 2017 were recorded at 0.62% MoM and 0.69% MoM respectively.
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