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  2/15/2013, Adar 5, 5773

Consumer Price Index Down by 0.2%

The consumer price index for January was down by 0.2%, according to an announcement by the Central Bureau of Statistics on Friday afternoon.

The main sections in which lower prices were recorded were clothing and footwear, which recorded a decline of 8.5% and 7.4%, respectively.

(Arutz Sheva’s North American Desk is keeping you updated until the start of Shabbat in New York. The time posted automatically on all Arutz Sheva articles, however, is Israeli time.)