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Namibian Inflation Accelerates to Highest in Year in May at 5.2%

June 14, 2011

June 14 (Bloomberg) -- Namibia’s inflation accelerated to 5.2 percent in May from a year ago, the fastest pace in more than a year, the statistics office said.

The inflation rate rose from 4.8 percent in April, the Central Bureau of Statistics, based in the capital, Windhoek, said in an e-mailed statement today. Consumer prices rose 0.5 percent in the month, it said.

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