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Inflation slightly rises to 5.6 per cent in May

Sun Online Desk

18th June, 2019 05:55:28 printer

Inflation slightly rises to 5.6 per cent in May

The general point-to-point inflation rate in Bangladesh was 5.6 percent in May, a slight increase from 5.58 percent in April.

Non-food item inflations, however, rose to 5.84 percent from 5.64 percent in April.

Planning Minister MA Mannan released the data on Tuesday.

The latest figures by the Bangladesh Bureau of Statistics (BBS), released by the minister today showed that inflation for food products in May stood at 5.49 percent, down from 5.54 percent the previous month.


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