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Consumer Price Index

A computation made and issued monthly by the Bureau of Labor Statistics of the federal Labor Department that attempts to track the price level of designated goods and services purchased by the average consumer.The consumer price index (CPI) is an indicator of the rate of inflation in the economy because it measures changes in the cost of maintaining a particular standard of living.

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CPIs are required by the FCC and are responsible for assuring that the registration data entered into the Spectrum Access System (SAS) for certain types of CBRS devices is accurate and the device valid to be registered and request a spectrum grant to operate.
In 2007, Bangladesh's CPI ranking was as low as 162.
The report added, 'However, increase in prices of petroleum product during the month (+4.83 percent/6.68 percent in Mogas/Diesel) are expected to be reflected in CPI inflation for the next month due to a static methodology of collecting prices.'
'This acquisition is attuned to the goals and foundation of CPI in the business of fostering the development of innovative RE projects that would give back to both the community and the environment,' Tan added.
Likewise, the CPI for clothing and footwear increased by 4.84 percent, housing,
Balaba, CPI energy regulations manager, said the company was positioning itself as a producer of 'the most cost-efficient clean energy, promoting inclusive growth and creating opportunities in the communities where we operate.'
The rate of increase of the CPI for "All items, less food (less alcoholic beverages) and energy" was slow until 2014, but it is still maintaining a gradual rise at around 0.6% to 0.7%.
The education group, which carries 5.75% weight in the CPI basket, saw an increase of 1.6% in September 2016 month-on-month and year-on-year respectively.
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Perhaps the most well-known trend inflation measure is the so-called "core" Consumer Price Index (CPI).
By Haitham Salah KUWAIT, Sept 29 (KUNA) -- Kuwait's consumer price index (CPI) or inflation rate went up by 3.8 percent last August compared with the same month last year, said the Central Statistical Bureau (CSB) on Tuesday.
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