Zambia's inflation rises to 17.4 pct in November

Source: Xinhua| 2020-11-26 20:36:42|Editor: huaxia

LUSAKA, Nov. 26 (Xinhua) -- Zambia's annual rate of inflation rose up in November compared to October, its statistics agency said on Thursday.

The annual inflation rate increased to 17.4 percent in November from 16.0 percent in October, according to the Zambia Statistics Agency.

The increase was triggered by both food and non-food food prices, with non-food inflation increasing to 18.2 percent from 17.7 percent the previous month, according to a release.

On the other hand, food inflation rose to 16.8 percent in November from 14.6 percent in October. Enditem