Foods pace 0.63% jump in December prices; 2012 inflation 3.91%
Santo Domingo.- The Central Bank on Thursday said 2012 inflation was 3.91%, measured by the Consumer Price Index (CPI), paced by higher prices on foods and non-alcoholic beverages (6.34%), transport (3.24%), education (16.25%), and restaurants and hotels (3.88%).
It said prices rose only 0.63% in December, also paced by foods, non-alcoholic beverages, alcoholic beverages, tobacco, restaurants and hotels, and recreation.
“Conversely, the transport group impacted the index, at -0.14 percent,” Dominican Republic’s Central Bank said.
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