07.08.12

Seychelles inflation rises in June

Posted in Seychelles' statistics at 12:12 pm by Robert Klien

According to the official data provided by the National Bureau of Statistics, consumer prices in Seychelles rose 0.2% in June from the previous month, increasing the year-on-year inflation rate to 8.9%.

The National Bureau of Statistics said that fish prices increased by 3.6% from a month earlier, while other food costs rose 1 % and non-food items climbed 0.3%. As to the non-food category, the main increase was recorded in the price of furniture and household equipment, which rose 1.4%, while clothing and footwear saw an increase of 0.7%.

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