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Inflation ticked up in December in line with expectations, largely driven by fuel increases.

The print came in at 4% from 3.6%. This is the first uptick in four months, but it remains well below the SA Reserve Bank’s 3%-6% midpoint.

RMB economist Siobhan Redford joined Business Day TV to discuss what the data suggests about the economy.

South Africa's inflation rate picked up pace in December. CPI rose to 4%, after the previous month's near 9-year low, partly due to food and fuel price increases. Business Day TV unpacked the print with RMB Economist Siobhan Redford.

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