WASHINGTON — The Atlanta Federal Reserve Bank's monthly survey released Friday showed businesses in the Sixth district lowered their inflation estimates for the next 12 months, expecting unit costs to increase by 1.8%, compared with an estimate of 2.0% in the April survey.

Businesses' inflation uncertainty was increased slightly in June to 2.6% versus 2.5% in May, with firms reporting that their unit costs are up 1.7% from last year.

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