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Sri Lanka’s inflation slows down to 70.6% in October 2022

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COLOMBO (News 1st) – The Overall rate of inflation as measured by the National Consumer Price Index on a Year-On-Year basis was 70.6% in October 2022, compared to 73.7% in September 2022.Food Inflation dropped to 80.9% in October 2022, compared to 85.8% in September 2022, said the Department of Census and Statistics on Monday (21). .

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