September 23, 2018 / 6:16 AM / 3 months ago

Bahrain August inflation slows on gentler food price rise

    Sept 23 (Reuters) - Bahrain's statistics office released the
following August consumer price data.
        
 BAHRAIN CONSUMER INFLATION     08/18     07/18     08/17     
  pct change month/month        -0.4       0.2       0.3
  pct change year/year           1.9       2.7       2.0
     
    NOTE: Housing and utility costs, which account for 24
percent of consumer expenses, rose 1.2 percent from a year
earlier in August. Prices of food and non-alcoholic beverages,
which account for 16 percent, gained 0.9 percent, slowing from a
2.5 percent rise in July. Transport prices jumped 8.3 percent
after a hike of domestic gasoline prices in early January.

 (Reporting by Andrew Torchia, editing by Louise Heavens)
  
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