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Hitt og þetta 12. apríl 2006

(IFN) Iceland´s CPI up 1.1% in April

Reykjavik (IFN) The rise in Iceland's consumer prices continued to accelerate in April, Statistics Iceland said on Wednesday.

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 1.8%, while clothing and footwear were 3.0% more expensive than the previous month.

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