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Malaysia's July CPI up 2.2per cent, misses forecast

Malaysia's July CPI up 2.2per cent, misses forecast

Shoppers wearing protective masks shop at a market amid the COVID-19 outbreak in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, Nov 6, 2020. (Photo: REUTERS/Lim Huey Teng)

Aug25 : Malaysia's consumer prices in Julyrose, less than forecast, 2.2per cent from a year earlier, government data showed on Wednesday.​

July's consumer price index (CPI) was expected to rise 2.9per cent, according to 16 economists surveyed in a Reuters poll. In June, the index was up 3.4per cent.

Source: Reuters

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