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The Consumer Price Index (CPI), which measures the rate of change in prices of goods and services, surged to 19.64 percent in July 2022, up from 18.60 percent in the previous month.

The rate is the highest recorded since September 2005.

The National Bureau of Statistics (NBS) said this on Monday in its consumer price index (CPI) report for July 2022.

The figure is also 2.27 percent points higher compared to the rate recorded in July 2021, which was 17.38 percent.

Source: The Cable