Sri Lanka's inflation eases to 7.5-pct in March

Friday, 29 March 2013 - 13:41


Consumer prices in Sri Lanka's capital rose 7.5 percent in March 2013 from a year earlier, down from 9.8 percent in February.


The non-food sub-index rose 3.5 percent from a year earlier.


The index grew 0.3 percent in the month.


The price index rose 0.1 percent in the month of March, against a 0.4 percent rise in February.