ABIDJAN Aug 13 Ivory Coast's year-on-year
consumer price inflation climbed to 0.9 percent in July from 0.6
percent in June, data from the National Statistics Institute
showed on Wednesday.
The monthly report showed housing and utility prices rose
0.2 percent, food and soft drink prices added 0.4 percent while
transport costs fell 0.3 percent. Healthcare prices rose 3.1
percent and communication costs were up 1.1 percent.
The economy of the world's top cocoa grower makes up around
40 percent of the eight-nation West African CFA franc currency
(Reporting By Loucoumane Coulibaly; Editing by Matthew Mpoke