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L.A.-area Consumer Price Index shows falling prices

Posted: January 16, 2013 11:28 a.m.
Updated: January 16, 2013 11:28 a.m.
 

The latest Consumer Price Index news release for the greater Los Angeles area is now available from BLS at http://www.bls.gov/ro9/cpilosa.pdf.

Items of note include:

Overall prices in the Los Angeles area declined 0.7% in December, while up 1.9% over the past 12 monthsIn December, area gasoline prices fell 6.0% while natural gas prices rose 4.7%Apparel prices fell 7.5% over the month, while up 1.7% from December of 2011The all items less food and energy index fell 0.5% over the month, while up 2.0% over the past 12 months

Nationally, prices have increased 1.7% over the last 12 months. click here for National News Release.

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