UAE inflation falls to 9-year low in '09

08 February 2010

Inflation in the UAE reached a nine-year low of 1.5% in 2009, as prices returned to a downward path in December due to a fall in the household category, Reuters has reported, citing preliminary data from National Bureau of Statistics. The country's consumer prices fell 0.4% on an annual basis in December, after an increase of 0.17% in November. On the month, prices decreased 0.7% in the last month of 2009, after rising 0.4% in November, the data showed.

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