Turkey’s annual inflation rate at 16.59% in May

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Turkey‘s annual inflation rate stands at 16.59% in May, down from 17.14% in April, the country’s statistical authority announced on June 3.

The annual figure in consumer prices decreased by 0.55 percentage points last month, according to the Turkish Statistical Institute (TÜİK).

On a monthly basis, the consumer price index went up by 0.89% in May. Economists polled by Anadolu Agency last week projected the inflation rate would be 17.17%.

Hurriyet Daily News

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