Produce prices rise 3.8%, but other prices veg out in May

17.06.2012                      27.Siwan. 5772

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Produce prices rise 3.8%, but other prices veg out in May

Clothing and shoe prices rose 1% on average, and rental prices edged up 0.3%.

The price of goods and services remained stable in Israel last month, with the consumer price index for May unchanged. According to Central Bureau of Statistics figures released Friday, the index has climbed 1.3% for the first five months of the year. Year-on-year comparisons show it has risen 1.6%, well within the Bank of Israel's 1% to 3% target range….