Hitt og þetta 12. apríl 2006

Icelands CPI up 1.1% in April

Nordic Business Report-April 12, 2006-Iceland's CPI up 1.1% in April
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The rise in Iceland's consumer prices has continued to accelerate in April, national statistics agency Statistics Iceland said on Wednesday (12 April).

The consumer price index rose 5.5% on the year and 1.14% on the month. By contrast CPI inflation was an annual 4.5% and a monthly 1.1% in March.

From March to April prices rose 6.7% on fuel and 4.1% on new cars.

Owner-occupied housing costs increased by 1.8%, while clothing and footwear were 3.0% more expensive than in the previous month.

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