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Uruguay’s Inflation Will Slow by Year-End, Lorenzo Says

September 29, 2011

Sept. 29 (Bloomberg) -- Uruguay’s inflation rate, which was 7.57 percent in August, will continue falling until the end of the year, Economy Minister Fernando Lorenzo told reporters in Montevideo.

“We have to act with caution because inflation is still a point and a half above the upper limit of the target range,” Lorenzo said ahead of today’s quarterly interest-rate decision.

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