Khartoum, Jan. 12 (SUNA) – The annual inflation rate for the month of December recorded 269.33%, compared to that of last November of 254.34%, an increase of 14.99%.

A press statement issued by the Central Bureau of Statistics on the average inflation rates for the year 2020 and the inflation rate for the month of December 2020 pointed out that the average for the year 2020 registered 163.26% compared to 51% in the year 2019.

According to the statement, the inflation rate for the food and beverages group for the month of December recorded 206.44%, compared to 203.13% for the month of November.

The inflation rate at the urban areas for the month of December recorded 244.68%, compared to 225.37% for the month of November 2020, while that in the rural areas for December registered 288.74% against 276.81% in November.

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