Retail inflation fell to a 4-month low of 4.44 percent in February on cheaper food articles and lower cost for fuel. Retail inflation, based on Consumer price index (CPI), was at 5.07 percent in January.
In February 2017, however, it was 3.65 percent. It was 4.88 percent in November last year.
Data released by the Central Statistics Office (CSO) showed that the rate of price rise in the consumer food segment was lower at 3.26 percent in February, as against 4.7 percent in the previous month.