Kenyan inflation falls to 4.5 percent in December

Kenyan inflation falls to 4.5 percent in December
A shopper selects products displayed on the shelves inside the Nakumatt supermarket within the Village market complex mall, in Nairobi
(Reuters) - Kenya's year-on-year inflation fell to 4.5 percent in December from 4.73 percent the month before, the statistics office said on Friday, reaching its lowest level for nearly five years.

The slowdown is driven by a slower rise in food and non-alcoholic drink prices, the Kenya National Bureau of Statistics said.

(Reporting by Katharine Houreld; Editing by Robin Pomeroy)

2017-12-29 13:46:45

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