Kazakh Central Bank Sees Consumer-Price Growth Slowing by March

The National Bank of Kazakhstan expects the inflation rate to fall to between 5.6 percent and 5.8 percent in March, the Almaty-based central bank said in a statement on its website today.

Consumer prices grew 5.9 percent in January from the same month a year earlier, the Agency of Statistics of the Republic of Kazakhstan in Astana said in a report on Feb. 1.

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