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| 22 January, 2018

Morocco inflation accelerates to 0.5% in December

Morocco's annual inflation accelerated to 0.5% in Dec from 0.4% in Nov.

A view of Jamaa Lafna square in Marrakech where a big cinema screen has been set up for people to view films in Marrakech December 7, 2012.

A view of Jamaa Lafna square in Marrakech where a big cinema screen has been set up for people to view films in Marrakech December 7, 2012.

REUTERS/Abderrahmane Mokhtari
RABAT - Morocco's annual inflation accelerated to 0.5 percent in December from 0.4 percent in November, the High Planning Authority said on Monday.

Annual food inflation accelerated to 1.1 percent in December from 0.9 percent in the previous month, while non-food price inflation fell to 0.1 percent in the 12 months.

(Reporting by Zakia Abdennebi and Ulf Laessing; Editing by Toby Chopra) ((Ulf.Laessing@thomsonreuters.com; Reuters Messaging: follow me on twitter @ulflaessing))