Consumer price index up 3.3% in August


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  • Thursday, 22 Sep 2011

PETALING JAYA: The consumer price index (CPI) accelerated by 3.3% year-on-year in August, on higher prices for miscellaneous goods and services, recreation services and culture as well as housing, water, electricity, gas and other fuels.

According to the Statistics Department, the CPI for the first eight months of this year increased by 3.1% to 102.8 (compared with 99.7 in the same period last year).

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