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Consumer Price Index Year 2014

The Consumer Price Index, which stood at 105.3 in December 2013, registered a net increase of 0.2 point (or +0.2%) to reach 105.5 in December 2014. The main reasons for the net increase in the CPI during the year 2014 were:
-            higher prices for fish, pulses and some other food products;
-            higher prices of ready made clothing;
-            higher charges for workman’s wages, doctors’ fees and clinic fees;
-            higher prices of motor vehicles;
-            higher fees for private TV subscription;
-            higher prices of text books;
-            higher prices for prepared foods;
        partly offset by
-            lower prices of cooking oil and milk;
-            lower prices of gasolene and diesel.
The headline inflation rate was 3.2% for year 2014 compared to 3.5% for year 2013.
The headline inflation rate excluding 'Alcoholic beverages and tobacco' was 2.9% for year 2014 compared to 2.5% for year 2013. 
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Statistics Mauritius
Ministry of Finance and Economic Development                                      
15 January 2015