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Clothing & footwear index fall by 5.70%
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In July the Retail Price Index increased to 115.98 from 114.99 in June. In July 2008, the Retail Price Index went up by 0.86 per cent over the previous month.

The Clothing and Footwear Index fell by 5.70 per cent, mainly as a consequence of seasonal sales.

Seasonal price reductions of furniture, household textiles, underlay a decrease of 0.63 per cent in the Household Equipment and House Maintenance Cost Index.

Slight decreases were also recorded in the Personal Care and Health Index and in the Recreation and Culture Index.

In July the twelve-month moving average rate of inflation stood at 3.28 per cent, whereas the annual rate stood at 4.80 per cent.

Malta - National Statistics Office


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