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  8/15/2014, Av 19, 5774

CPI Rises One-Tenth Percent


The Consumer Price Index (CPI) rose one-tenth of one percent last month, according to the Central Bureau of Statistics (CBS).

Fruit and vegetable prices went up by 5% and 2%, respectively. In contrast, the cost of footwear fell by an average of approximately 7.5%.

Housing prices, which are not included in the CPI, for the months of May and June, rose 7.7%, in comparison to the same time period last year.