Morocco CPI rises 0.8% year-on-year in August - Planning agency

Non-food inflation was up 2%


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) ((;))

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