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  3/15/2012, Adar 21, 5772

No Change in CPI in February; 2012 Inflation: 1.7%


The Central Bureau of Statistics reported, Thursday that there was no change in the consumer price index in February. Fresh fruit prices jumped by nine percent and transportation prices rose six-tenths of a percent. Internet services fell by seven percent, while clothing and footwear went down by 5.5 percent.


The projected annnual inflation rate stands at 1.7 percent, within the annual target set by the government between one and three percent.