Baku, March 31, AZERTAC
Italy's annual inflation rate climbed for the ninth consecutive month in March, rising to 6.7% from 5.7% in February and reaching the highest level since July 1991, according to preliminary data released by ISTAT on Thursday, ANSA reports.
The national statistics agency said its consumer-price index was up by 1.2% in month-on-month terms.
It said its 'trolley index' of frequently bought items such as food and household goods was up by 5% this month, compared to 4.1% in February.
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