Egypt Independent

Urban inflation dips to 9% in year to March



The urban consumer inflation

was 9 percent in the 12 months to March, down from 9.2 percent in February, figures on Egypt's state statistics agency showed on its website on Tuesday.

The urban consumer price index for March was 122.6 versus 112.4 a year earlier, the state statistics agency CAPMAS said.

On a monthly basis, urban inflation increased 1.2 percent.