Monday, July 18, 2016

Petrol values are continuing to influence the consumers price index, which rose a modest 0.4% in the last quarter.

Fuel rose 5.3% in the largest upward contribution for the period.

It was countered by higher prices for both meat and domestic airfares.

The average price of a litre of 91 octane surged to $1.78 over the second quarter of 2016.

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