The Cost of Living Index rose by a relatively low 0.6 percent during July, the Central Bureau of Statistics announced Tuesday.
The index has risen by 12.6 percent since the beginning of this year, indicating an annual inflationary rate of some 20 percent to 21 percent.
This month is expected to show an increase of just under l percent.
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