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July inflation slows to 2.16%

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Inflation slowed in July to 2.16% year-on-year as the retail cost of fresh foods fell following the National Council for Peace and Order's moves to curb living costs. 

Commerce Ministry adviser Ampawan Pichalai said the consumer price index for July stood at 107.70 points, or 0.08% lower than June but up 2.16% from July 2013. The June CPI rose 2.35%.

Core CPI, which deducted foods and energy prices, stood at 104.94 or up 1.81% y-o-y.

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