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February's CPI Unchanged

February's Consumer Price Index was unchanged, according to an announcement by the Central Bureau of Statistics on Friday.

Significant price increases were recorded in the following areas: fresh fruit (7.6%), food (1.1%), furniture (1.1%), transportation (0.7%) and health (0.5%). A significant rise was recorded in the prices of fresh chicken, which went up by 15.6%.

(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.)

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