Cambodia’s inflation rate increased by 4.2 percent in the 12-month period to October, with food prices accounting for more than half of the rate, according to data released Monday by the National Institute of Statistics. Food and non-alcoholic beverages increased in price by 5.5 percent between October 2012 and October 2013, and contributed 2.8 percent of the overall increase, according to the data. The price of rice grew 3.4 percent and the price of noodles increased 8.1 percent. Meat increased 6.6 percent, with fresh beef jumping 7.7 percent and chicken increasing by 6.5 percent. Fish and seafood increased
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