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Sri Lanka inflation negative in September

ECONOMYNEXT – Sri Lanka’s consumer prices fell 0.3 percent in September 2015 from a year earlier, the third straight monthly fall, with prices falling 0.3 percent during the month, the state statistics office said.

The Colombo Consumer Price Index fell 0.5 points in August to 181.4 points with the non-alcoholic food sub-index dropping but non-foods rising.

The department said that since July 2015 Sri Lanka has been experiencing year-on-year deflation continuously.
 (Colombo/September 30 2015)

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