RABAT- Morocco's consumer price index rose by 0.8% year-on-year in August, the high commission for planning said on Monday.
Non-food inflation was up 2%, while food prices dropped 1%. On a month-on-month basis, the index was flat.
Core CPI, which excludes prices of volatile goods, rose 0.2% on a month-on-month basis and was up 1.7% year-on-year
(Reporting by Ahmed Eljechtimi; Editing by Alex Richardson) ((email@example.com;))