Inflation accelerated in November mainly due to higher food and beverage prices, notably meat, poultry and fish, eggs and dairy products, vegetables and fruits.
The consumer price index based on 450 items rose by 1.92% from a year earlier, accelerating from October's 1.46% increase, according to Commerce Ministry figures released yesterday.
Prices of food and beverages last month rose by 3.85%. Meat, poultry and fish prices increased by 8.51%, while those of eggs and dairy products were up 6.98% and vegetables and fruits 5.45% from November last year.
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