Tunisia August Consumer Prices: By Components

Following is the breakdown of August consumer prices for Tunisia. The figures were posted on the Tunisia National Institute of Statistics Web site:

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                                   Aug.    July    June     May   April   March
                                   2011    2011    2011    2011    2011    2011
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                                  -------------------MoM-----------------------
Main Index                         0.5%    0.5%    0.4%    0.3%    0.6%    0.2%
   Food and Beverages              1.4%    1.0%    0.6%    0.1%   -0.1%    0.2%
   Tobacco                         0.0%    0.0%    0.0%    0.0%    0.0%    0.0%
   Clothing and Shoes             -1.1%    0.2%    0.8%    0.6%    5.3%   -0.2%
   Housing, Water & Electricity    0.5%    0.5%    0.4%    0.9%    0.6%    0.3%
   Household Goods and Services    0.3%    0.3%    0.5%    0.5%    0.4%    0.4%
   Health                          0.3%    0.0%    0.0%    0.1%    0.0%    0.7%
   Transportation                  0.0%    0.0%    0.0%    0.2%    0.1%    0.0%
   Communication                   0.0%    0.0%    0.0%    0.0%    0.0%    0.0%
   Leisure and culture             0.2%    0.2%    0.1%    0.1%   -0.2%    1.2%
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                                   Aug.    July    June     May   April   March
                                   2011    2011    2011    2011    2011    2011
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   Education                       0.0%    0.0%    0.0%    0.0%    0.0%    0.0%
   Hotels & restaurants            0.5%    0.4%    0.3%    0.4%    0.5%    0.3%
   Other goods and services        0.2%    0.2%    0.3%    0.3%    0.3%    0.1%
                                  -------------------YoY-----------------------
Main Index                         3.6%    3.4%    3.1%    3.0%    3.1%    2.9%
   Food and Beverages              3.9%    3.4%    3.1%    2.8%    2.9%    3.0%
   Tobacco                         0.0%    0.0%    0.0%    0.0%    0.0%    1.6%
   Clothing and Shoes              5.9%    4.9%    4.0%    3.5%    3.7%    2.6%
   Housing, Water & Electricity    4.7%    4.8%    4.2%    4.9%    4.3%    3.9%
   Household Goods and Services    3.2%    3.1%    2.9%    2.8%    2.5%    2.5%
   Health                          1.9%    1.8%    1.7%    1.8%    2.7%    2.8%
   Transportation                  2.4%    3.2%    3.2%    3.2%    3.0%    3.1%
   Communication                   1.1%    1.0%    1.0%    1.0%   -1.1%   -1.1%
   Leisure and culture             2.0%    1.9%    2.4%    2.6%    2.7%    3.0%
   Education                       1.7%    1.7%    1.7%    1.7%    1.7%    1.7%
   Hotels & restaurants            5.9%    5.7%    5.7%    5.5%    5.4%    5.1%
   Other goods and services        2.4%    2.2%    2.0%    2.1%    2.1%    1.9%
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                                   Aug.    July    June     May   April   March
                                   2011    2011    2011    2011    2011    2011
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                                  -----------Index level (2005=100)------------
Main Index                        126.9   126.3   125.7   125.2   124.8   124.1
   Food and Beverages             133.8   132.0   130.7   129.9   129.8   129.9
   Tobacco                        119.2   119.2   119.2   119.2   119.2   119.2
   Clothing and Shoes             119.7   121.0   120.8   119.8   119.1   113.1
   Housing, Water & Electricity   130.7   130.1   129.4   128.9   127.8   127.0
   Household Goods and Services   120.9   120.5   120.1   119.5   118.9   118.4
   Health                         115.4   115.1   115.1   115.1   115.0   115.0
   Transportation                 134.1   134.1   134.1   134.1   133.8   133.7
   Communication                   93.4    93.4    93.4    93.4    93.4    93.4
   Leisure and culture            104.1   103.9   103.7   103.6   103.5   103.7
   Education                      123.9   123.9   123.9   123.9   123.9   123.9
   Hotels & restaurants           133.6   133.0   132.5   132.1   131.6   130.9
   Other goods and services       125.1   124.8   124.5   124.1   123.7   123.3
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NOTE: Percent changes are calculated by Bloomberg News.

SOURCE: Tunisia National Institute of Statistics.

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