Life's Necessities 6.1 Percent More Expensive for the Year

September's inflation reached 0.8 percent. In nine months the price of the necessities of life increased by 6.1 percent, 7.5 percent in the last 12 months. In September, smaller goods increased by 0.9 percent, 6.6 percent for this year and eight percent on a yearly basis. As seen in the latest issue of Economic Mirror, industrial production was 0.7 percent more expensive in September. October's inflation reached 0.5 percent which was influenced by a four percent rise in the cost of electrical energy for households, 7.7 percent more expensive butane gas and higher cost of clothes, footwear and household goods.

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