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Friday, 22 July 2016 - 8:57
Sri Lanka Consumer Prices NCPI Soars 6.4-pct in June
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Sri Lanka’s inflation climbed for the fifth straight month in June after recording a fall of 0.7 percent in January, according to the National Consumer Price Index introduced in October last year with 2013 as the bas

According to the Census and Statistics Department, inflation was 6.4 percent in June from a year earlier, compared with a 5.3 percent increase witnessed in May 2016.

This monthly change is due to the expenditure value of food items which increased by 2.1 percent and expenditure value of non-food items which increased by 0.1 percent.

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