Bahrain inflation edges higher

22 April 2010

Data released by Bahrain's state statistics office has showed that the kingdom's inflation edged up to 1.8% year-on-year in March, from 1.7% in the previous month, Reuters has reported. The slight increase in March was driven by higher food prices, which edged up 0.38% from February, and higher clothing prices, which increased 1.15%. On the month, the consumer price index of the kingdom rose by 0.1% in March, after a 0.2% increase in February.

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