Saskatchewan’s annual inflation rate slows in March
This was down from the 1.4 per cent gain in February.
Food prices continued a downward trend, falling 2.1 per cent, led by lower prices for bakery and cereal products, and fresh fruit.
Gas prices were up 10 per cent compared to March 2016.
Excluding gas, Saskatchewan’s annual inflation in March rate was 0.2 per cent.
Nationally, the country’s annual inflation rate slowed to 1.6 per cent, lower than the 1.8 per cent expected by economists.
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