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  12/14/2012, Tevet 1, 5773

November Consumer Price Index Down by 0.5%

The consumer price index fell during the month of November by 0.5%, the Central Bureau of Statistics said on Friday.

The prices of fruits and vegetables were lowered by 11%, according to the statistics released, and the price of fuel was lowered by 4.5%. In contrast, clothing and footwear prices rose by an average of 4%.

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