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May 1989

Price highlights of 1988: rising pressures on consumer prices

Craig Howell, Andrew Clem, Thomas J. Mosimann

The acceleration in producer prices was not reflected in the Consumer Price Index, where increases remained in the 4-percent range. This article profiles changes in Consumer Price Indexes during 1988.

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