ACCRA, March 14 (Xinhua) -- Annual inflation rate in Ghana inched up to 10.6 percent in February from 10.3 percent recorded in the previous month, Ghana Statistical Service (GSS) announced on Wednesday.
Acting government statistician Baah Wadieh ascribed the trend to a marginal increase in fuel prices.
Wadieh said food inflation increased to 7.2 percent year-on-year in February, up from 6.8 percent in January, while non-food inflation increased to 12.2 percent from 12 percent.
Inflation rate for imported items increased to 12.1 percent in February from 11.8 percent in January. Similarly, inflation rate for local products inched up to 10 percent from 9.8 percent.