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Consumer Price Index 4th Quarter 2013

Highlights 
 
The Consumer Price Index, which stood at 103.5 in September 2013, registered a net increase of 1.8 points (or 1.7%) to reach 105.3 in December 2013.
 
The main reasons for the net increase in the CPI from September to December 2013 were:
-            higher prices of milk and vegetables;
-            higher prices for cigarettes and alcoholic beverages;
-            higher prices for ready-made clothing and footwear;
-            higher doctors’ fees;
-            higher prices of motor vehicles;
-            higher prices for air tickets;
partly offset by
-            lower prices of some food products like traders’ rice, fish, frozen semi prepared food and cooking oil.
The headline inflation rate was 3.5% for year 2013 compared to 3.9% for year 2012.
The headline inflation rate excluding 'Alcoholic beverages and tobacco' was 2.5% for year 2013 compared to 2.6% for year 2012. 
 
 
 
 
Statistics Mauritius
  Ministry of Finance and Economic Development                                      
  15 January 2014