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Saturday, 30 June 2012 - 13:02
Consumer prices on the rise
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Sri Lanka's consumer prices rose 9.3% in June 2012 from a year earlier, accelerating to a three and a half year high, from 7% in May.

The statistics office said Sri Lanka's Colombo Consumer Price Index rose 1.9% during the month of June to 165.2 points.

Inflation showed up most in food prices which rose 3.8% while non-foods rose 0.4%.

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