Economy February 12, 2015 | 4:39 pm

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Lower fuel prices pace negative inflation in January

Santo Domingo.- The Central Bank on Thursday said January prices were -0.19% lower than December, the fourth consecutive month with negative inflation in the general price index.

It said inflation during the 12 months from January 2014 to January 2015 stood at 1.16%, the lowest annual inflation in the first month of the year since 1984.

The Central Bank said lower prices on fuels, services and transport most contributed to the negative inflation.

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