Inflation up by 1.2 percent in 5 months

Sunday-2020-06-21 | 05:06 pm economy

Consumer price index, a measure of inflation, edged up by 1.20 percent over the first five months of 2020 reaching 100.3, compared to 100.1 during the same period last year.

In its monthly report, the Department of Statistics (DOS) said the consumer price index in May went down by 1.22 percent reaching 100.4, compared to 100.6 during the same month of 2019.