Fiji’s annual inflation rises to 4.7pc

The Reserve Bank of Fiji (RBF) says inflation rose to 2.3 per cent in February from 1.5 per cent in January attributed to the higher prices for kava, alcohol and tobacco. Picture: FILE

The Reserve Bank of Fiji (RBF) says the rise in inflation last month is attributed to the higher prices for kava, alcohol and tobacco. Picture: FILE

THE current high prices of kava, fuel, alcohol, tobacco and vegetables contributed to the increase in the country‚Äôs annual inflation to 4.7 per cent in July. According to the Economic Review for the month ended August 2018, the current inflation rate is higher than the 4.6 per cent recorded in June and the 2.0 per […]

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