BANGKOK, Oct 5 (Reuters) - Thailand’s headline consumer price index (CPI) fell 0.70% in September from a year earlier, a slightly bigger than expected decline, commerce ministry data showed on Monday.
That compared with a forecast for a contraction of 0.64% in a Reuters poll, and August’s 0.50% drop.
The core CPI index rose 0.25% from a year earlier, compared with a forecast of a 0.21% increase, and against August’s 0.30% rise. (Reporting by Kitiphong Thaichareon; Writing Orathai Sriring; Editing by Ed Davies)
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