Cost of living rose again in February
- Published: 1 Mar 2013 at 11.51
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The cost of living continued to rise in February, with the consumer price index (CPI) up 3.23% over February 2012 to stand at 104.66, permanent secretary for commerce Watcharee Wimuktayon said on Friday.
The CPI figure rose 0.21% from January and the average inflation rate for the first two months of the year (Jan-Feb) was up 3.30% on the same period last year, she said.
Core CPI, which excludes food and energy, for the month stood at 102.88, up 1.57% on February 2012, and an increase of 0.09% on January.
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