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Bangladesh inflation cools to 5.43 percent, lowest since March 2017

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Staff Writer | October 15, 2018
Bangladesh’s annual inflation eased in September to its lowest since March 2017, the statistics bureau said on Sunday, as food prices rose at a slower pace.
Asia   Consumer prices in September rose 5.43 percent
Consumer prices in September rose 5.43 percent from a year earlier, slowing from an increase of 5.48 percent the previous month.

Food prices were 5.42 percent higher than a year earlier in September, lower than August’s 5.97 percent rise. In contrast, the non-food inflation rate climbed to 5.45 percent from 4.73 percent the previous month.