US consumer prices were little changed in February, indicating that inflation continues to remain tame.
The consumer price index rose 0.1%, from a month earlier. That matched the increase seen in January.
Inflation in the US has remained low, held in check by slow economic growth and high unemployment.
The data comes as the US Federal Reserve begins its two-day meeting where it will release its latest monetary policy and economic outlook.
Core consumer prices, which exclude volatile food and energy costs, also rose 0.1% from a month ago, the US Labor Department said.
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