Zambia June inflation quickens to 7.1 percent: CSO

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Zambia’s inflation quickened to 7.1 percent year-on-year in June from 6.9 percent in May mainly due to increases in prices of fuel, the Central Statistical Office said on Thursday.

 

The monthly inflation remained at 0.6 to in June compared with May, the agency said in a statement.

 

“This increase in mainly attributed to increases in prices of non-food items, particularly diesel, petrol and kerosene and house rentals,” the agency said.

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