Malawi inflation quickens to 9.9 pct year on year in March

LILONGWE (Reuters) - Malawi's consumer price inflation quickened to 9.9 percent year on year in March from 7.8 percent in February, official data showed on Tuesday.

The National Statistical Office also said consumer prices fell by 0.9 percent in month-on-month terms in March, compared to an increase of 2.1 percent in February.

(Writing by Alexander Winning; Editing by James Macharia)

2018-04-17 13:08:06

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