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Bangladesh December inflation eases to 5.83 pct y/y

DHAKA, Jan 3 (Reuters) - Bangladesh's annual inflation rate in December eased to 5.83 percent from 5.91 percent the previous month, the statistics bureau said on Wednesday, as prices of non-food items rose at a slower pace.

Annual inflation in October climbed to a 2-year high of 6.04 percent on the back of surging food prices. (Reporting by Ruma Paul; Editing by Jacqueline Wong)