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February inflation hits 7-month highThe Nation / Phuket GazettePHUKET: The Consumer Price Index (CPI) is likely to grow continuously in the following months because of the higher cost of raw materials and fresh foods amid rising concern over drought.

The Commerce Ministry reported yesterday that February inflation had edged up to the highest figure in seven months at 1.96 per cent year on year, mainly from rising food prices.