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The Central bank of Sri Lanka notes that inflation, increased to 6.3 percent in August 2013, compared to 6.1 percent in the previous month, on a year on year basis.

The Central bank however, also notes that as measured by the Colombo Consumer Price Index, inflation month to month, decreased from 8.3 percent in July to 8 percent in August.

The CBSL notes that the month to month decrease in the Index, came mainly from price decreases in the Food and Non-Alcoholic Beverages sub-category.

However, the CBSL. also notes that an increase in the prices of some varieties of fruits, big onions, limes potatoes, infant formula and sugar was reported.

Within the non-food category, increases were reported in the sub-categories of education, clothing and footwear, and miscellaneous goods and services.

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