Kuwait's statistics office reported the following August consumer price data.
KUWAIT CONSUMER INFLATION
pct change month/month
pct change year/year
NOTE: Prices of food and beverages, which account for nearly 17 percent of the basket, rose 1.4 percent in August from a year earlier. Housing costs, which account for more than 33 percent, fell 0.9 percent. Transport costs increased 1.8 percent.
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