How much have prices gone up for poor families?

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Second-quarter inflation, as reflected in goods and services widely used by low-income households, rose to 6.5%, its highest level in almost four years, led by utilities and staple food items, according to the Philippine Statistics Authority (PSA).

The Consumer Price Index (CPI) for the bottom 30% income segment reflects a heavier weighting for food, beverages and tobacco (FBT), to more accurately capture the spending patterns of the poor. — BusinessWorld Research

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How much have prices gone up for the poor families?









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