Inflation Accelerates to 29.6% in March on Food Costs

By Jason McLure – April 18 (Bloomberg) — Ethiopia’s annual inflation rate increased to 29.6 percent in March, the highest in over a decade, as rising food costs continued to push up consumer prices. Inflation expanded from 22.9 percent in February, the Addis Ababa-based Central Statistical Agency said in a report today. Food prices climbed 39.4 percent on an annual basis, from 30.2 percent in February, according to the report.

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