Ethiopia inflation at 8.5 pct yr/yr in March

Posted on 06 April,2017

ADDIS ABABA, April 4 (Reuters) – Ethiopia’s inflation rose to at 8.5 percent year-on-year in March from 7 percent a month earlier, the statistics office said on Tuesday.

The office said food inflation rose to 9.6 percent in March from 7.8 percent a month earlier, while non-food inflation rose to 7.3 percent in March from 6.2 percent. (Reporting by Aaron Maasho; Editing by George Obulutsa)

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