Inflation Rate Rises To 12.2% Highest Record In 21 Months- NBS

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The Consumer Price Index, (CPI) which measures inflation increased by 12.20% (year-on-year) in February 2020, National Bureau of Statistics (NBS) said.

In its inflation report for February 2020 released on Tuesday, the agency explained that the figure was 0.07% higher than the rate of 12.13% recorded in January 2020.

The food index rose from 14.85% recorded in January to 14.9% in February 2020 while core inflation increased by 0.08% to stand at 9.43% compared to 9.35% recorded in the preceding month.