Bahrain's statistics office released the following April consumer price data.
BAHRAIN CONSUMER INFLATION
pct change month/month
pct change year/year
NOTE: Housing and utility costs, which account for 24 percent of consumer expenses, rose 1.7 percent from a year earlier in April. Prices of food and non-alcoholic beverages, which account for 16 percent, climbed 0.7 percent.
Transport prices jumped 7.9 percent after a hike of domestic gasoline prices in early January.
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