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March CPI sees the impact of sugar tax

PUBLISHED: Wed, 17 Apr 2019 10:42:24 GMT

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The headline consumer price index (CPI), annual inflation rate for March 2019 is at 4.5 per cent. This is a 0.4 percentage point higher from the 4.1 per cent in February. The CPI for goods has increased by 4.1 per cent year on year and services have seen a decrease as it sits on 4.9 per cent from February’s 5.2 per cent. Patrick Kelly, Chief Director of Price Statistics at Statistics South Africa joins CNBC Africa to give analysis….


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