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Consumer price index continues its decrease

The International Monetary Fund (IMF) consumer price index (CPI) continued its decrease in December 2015 for the sixth month in a row, i.e. down 7.1%, month-on-month, the Central Bank of Tunisia (BCT) said in its monthly statement on Thursday.

The drop is in relation, in particular, with the fall of energy prices (12.9%), the BCT noted in a statement published after its Executive Board meeting.

In annual shift, the general price index posted a decrease of 30.5% in the world in the same month, affecting prices of all product groups, especially energy (­38.9%) and metals (­ 294%).

For the entire year 2015, the general price index in the world dropped 35.3% compared to the previous year, knowing that this trend has affected prices of all product groups.

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