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Lebanon: CPI inflation accelerates further to 157.9% y/y in March

    EmergingMarketWatch
    13 May 2021
    • Lebanon's CPI inflation accelerated for fourth straight month, signaling that pressure on households is likely to persist
    • Food and transport prices are among main contributors to upward pressure
    • Restaurant and hotels prices rose by 31.9% m/m in March after government decided to ease Covid-19 restrictions