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Poultry prices down 11 percent in Algeria

5 November 2018, at 12:00am

ALGERIA - 31 October 2018 (Reuters): Algeria's annual inflation fell to 4.7 percent in September from 4.8 percent the previous month after a slight decline in price of some foodstuffs, official figures showed on Wednesday

On a monthly basis, the consumer price index declined 0.3 percent in September, according to the National Statistics Bureau.

Prices for poultry and vegetables fell 11.1 percent and 5.8 percent respectively, while the cost of manufactured goods rose 0.6 percent.

The North African country has been trying to boost domestic output and cut imports in an attempt to cope with financial pressures caused by a fall in energy earnings since 2014.

Reporting by Hamid Ould Ahmed Editing by Martyn Herman

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Ryan worked in conservation from 2007-2017, during which time he operated a rainbow trout hatchery in Canada for the Toronto and Region Conservation Authority. As editor of The Poultry Site, he now writes about challenges and opportunities in the global poultry industry and agri-food chain.

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