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Consumer Price Index climbs 1.4% in April


In a statement, the Department of Statistics (DoS) said the major groups which recorded increases were the indices for food and non-alcoholic beverages (2.6%), restaurants and hotels (2.2%), health (2.1%), housing, water, electricity, gas and other fuels (2%), furnishings, household equipment and routine household maintenance (1.8%) and education (1.1%).

In a statement, the Department of Statistics (DoS) said the major groups which recorded increases were the indices for food and non-alcoholic beverages (2.6%), restaurants and hotels (2.2%), health (2.1%), housing, water, electricity, gas and other fuels (2%), furnishings, household equipment and routine household maintenance (1.8%) and education (1.1%).

KUALA LUMPUR: Malaysia's Consumer Price Index (CPI), which measures headline inflation, increased by 1.4% in April 2018 compared with the corresponding month last year.

In a statement, the Department of Statistics (DoS) said the major groups which recorded increases were the indices for food and non-alcoholic beverages (2.6%), restaurants and hotels (2.2%), health (2.1%), housing, water, electricity, gas and other fuels (2%), furnishings, household equipment and routine household maintenance (1.8%) and education (1.1%).

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