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Zimbabwe Inflation Rate Increases to 3.5% in August, Agency Says

September 15, 2011

Sept. 15 (Bloomberg) -- Zimbabwe’s inflation accelerated to 3.5 percent in August from a year earlier, the country’s statistics office said.

The inflation rate rose from 3.3 percent in July, the Harare-based National Statistics Agency said in a statement handed to reporters today.

Prices rose 0.1 percent in the month, it said.

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