Tuesday, August 13, 2013

Ethiopian inflation climbs to 8 pct in year to July

ADDIS ABABA (Reuters) - Consumer price inflation in Ethiopia rose to 8 percent in the year to July up from 7.4 percent in the previous month, the Central Statistics Agency said on Monday. The year-on-year food inflation in July was 5.8 percent from 3.7 percent in June, while non-food inflation was 10.5 percent in the year to July from 11.9 percent in June, the statistics office said in a statement