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By Our Reporter

The Annual Headline Inflation for the year ending March 2014 rose to 7.1% compared to the 6.8% (revised) that was recorded for the year ended February 2014.

This is largely from Annual Food Crops Inflation that increased to 28.3% for the year ending March 2014 compared to the 25.2% for the year ended February 2014.

However, there was a decline in the Annual Core (Underlying) Inflation to 3.7% for the year ending March 2014 compared to the 3.9% (revised) that was recorded in February 2014.Similarly, the Annual EFU Inflation decreased to 4.4% for the year ending March 2014 compared to the 4.7% for the year ended February 2014 according to a Uganda Bureau of Statistics Press Statement