Business News 21.2.2018 11:47 am

SA’ s annual consumer inflation slows to 4.4 percent in January – Stats SA

The consumer price index increased by 0.3 percent month-on-month in January.

South Africa’s consumer price inflation slowed to 4.4 percent year-on-year in January from 4.7 percent in December, the statistics agency said on Wednesday.

The consumer price index increased by 0.3 percent month-on-month in January, Statistics South Africa said.

Notably, the contribution of transport to the annual inflation figure decreased from 0.9 percentage points in December to 0.6 percentage points  in January.

– African News Agency (ANA)

 

 

 

 

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