The Consumer Price Index increased by a total of 7.1 percent in June 2011 compared to the same period last year at the same time. Ministry of Economy and Finance expects that inflation would go down to 6.5 percent at the end of this year under its strict measure to deal with the problem.
“I expect that inflation will go down to 6.5 percent at the end of this year while inflation remains 7.1 percent in this month,” H.E. Keat Chhon, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Economy and Finance, told media after the climate change workshop here on August 30…to respond to the increasing inflation, the Ministry of Economy and Finance is trying to control prices. Continue
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