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  Tamuz 6, 5773 , 14/06/13

Consumer Price Index Up 0.1% in May

The Consumer Price Index for May rose by 0.1%, the Central Bureau of Statistics reported on Friday. Since the beginning of the year, the CPI has risen by 0.5%.

Price increases were particularly noted in the following sections: fresh fruit 6.0%), culture and entertainment (1.0%), maintenance (0.9%), housing (0.3%) and health (0.3%).

Price decreases were noted in the following sections: fresh vegetables (4.4%), transport and communications (1.1%) and food (0.2%).

(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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