New Zealand food prices rise in September

FILE PHOTO: People walk outside a supermarket on Lambton Quay street in Wellington, New Zealand
FILE PHOTO: People walk outside a supermarket on Lambton Quay street in Wellington, New Zealand July 23, 2020. Picture taken July 23, 2020. REUTERS/Praveen Menon/File Photo

October 12, 2021

WELLINGTON, Oct 13 (Reuters) – New Zealand food prices rose 0.5 percent in September, data from Statistics New Zealand showed on Wednesday, while the index rose 4.0 percent from the same month last year.

Food prices make up nearly 19 percent of the consumer price index.

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