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Consumers Price Index: September 2008 quarter

Consumers Price Index: September 2008 quarter Highlights

The Consumers Price Index (CPI) rose 1.5 percent.

Food prices increased 3.7 percent, driven by higher prices for vegetables.

Housing and household utilities prices rose 1.4 percent, driven by higher prices for local authority rates and payments.

Transport prices rose 2.0 percent, with the main contribution coming from higher prices for petrol.

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