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Saturday, 30 November 2013 - 16:38
Sri Lanka inflation at 5.6-pct in November
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Consumer prices in Sri Lanka's capital Colombo rose 5.6 percent in the 12-months to December from a year earlier, slowing from 6.7 percent a month earlier, with the index climbing 0.2 percent during the month.

The so-called annual average inflation, a lagging indicator which is averaged across two years slowed to 7.3 percent from 7.6 percent.

The Colombo Consumer Price Index gained 0.4 points to 176.5 points during the month, but is still at the same level as in June 2013.

 
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