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| 22 February, 2018

Morocco's annual inflation 1.8% in January

Annual food price inflation was 2.2% in January

Tourists walk around the Argana restaurant (background) at Marrakesh's famous Jemma el-Fnaa square, June 22, 2012.

Tourists walk around the Argana restaurant (background) at Marrakesh's famous Jemma el-Fnaa square, June 22, 2012.

REUTERS/Abderrahmane Mokhtari

RABAT  - Morocco's annual inflation rate was 1.8 percent in January, the High Planning Commission said on Thursday.

It did not give a comparable figure for the previous month in a statement.

Annual food price inflation was 2.2 percent in January, while non-food inflation was 1.3 percent over the 12 months, the data showed.

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(Reporting by Zakia Abdennebi and Ulf Laessing; Editing by Mark Potter) ((Ulf.Laessing@thomsonreuters.com))