COLOMBO, July 21 (Reuters) - Sri Lanka's consumer prices in
June rose 6.3 percent from a year earlier, slowing from the
previous month's 7.1 percent, the Department of Census and
Statistics said on Friday.
    The National Consumer Price Index (NCPI) rose 1.3 percent in
June on a month-on-month basis, after rising 0.7 percent in May.
    The 12-month moving average inflation, for which data is
available since December 2015, remained at an all-time high of
6.1 percent in June, unchanged from a month ago. 
    The following table shows Sri Lanka's NCPI for June:
                                  June 2017         May 2017
   National CPI (new index)           123.4            121.8
   Change on year (pct)                 6.3              7.1
   Change Month on month (pct)          1.3              0.7 
   12-month moving average              6.1              6.1
   (Base 2013=100)     
 
 (Reporting by Shihar Aneez; Editing by Sunil Nair)
  

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