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Rwanda urban inflation falls to 2.4 percent in January: statistics office

A boy sells tomatoes at an open-air market in Nairobi June 11, 2009. REUTERS/Noor Khamis

KIGALI (Reuters) - Rwanda's urban inflation slowed to 2.43 percent in the year to January from 3.65 percent in the previous month, the statistics office said on Monday.

Underlying inflation, which excludes fresh food and energy prices, increased by 0.85 percent from the previous month, the National Institute of Statistics said.