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Grocery price rise double inflation rate

But down from 1.7% in December

21 February, 10:35
Grocery price rise double inflation rate (ANSA) - Rome, February 21 - Istat's grocery index rose an annual 1.3% in January, almost double the inflation rate of 0.7%, the statics agency said Friday.

The index measures the price of goods ranging from food to personal-hygiene products that are mostly frequently bought in supermarkets.

In December the rate was 1.7%.

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