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Price index up 3.2 percent

Price index up 3.2 percent

CAMBODIA’S Consumer Price Index increased 3.2 percent in November this year compared with the same month in 2009.  

The monthly report bulletin on CPI of the Ministry of Planning’s National Institute of Statistics released yesterday showed that transport costs have increased 2.2 percent while gasoline prices have increased by 12.5 percent since November last year.

The price of food and non-alcoholic beverages has increased 4 percent. Rice increased 0.7 percent, meat increased 2.5 percent, while fish and seafood was up 6.8 percent.

Housing, water, electricity and other fuels group has increased 2.7 percent, while gas has increased 25.8 percent.

However, month-on-month figures showed inflation has slowed since October with the CPI decreasing 1 percent since October.

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