07/14/2013 - 09:49
Alsumaria News / Baghdad
The Ministry of Planning and Development Cooperation, Sunday, a decrease in the inflation index for the month of June, and at a rate of 1% and rising annually at a rate of 2%, and showed that overall prices in the Kurdistan region witnessed a decline during the last June by 0.7%.
He said ministry spokesman Abdul Zahra al-Hindawi said in an interview for "Alsumaria News", "The Central Bureau of Statistics of the Ministry of Planning completed the inflation report for the month of June, on the basis of field data collection for prices of goods and services components of the consumer basket of selected sample of sales outlets in the provinces all of Iraq, "noting that" these rates are calculated from the goods and services that include food, rent, transport and communications, health, education and other than consumer يقتنيه ".
Hindawi said that "indicators of inflation for the month of June fell to 1% compared to prices in the month of May last year due to lower some of the material, especially prices of vegetables at the level of Iraq and by 2.7%," adding that "the annual inflation rate for the period from June 2012 until June 2013 rose by 2 % as a result of high section of clothing and footwear by 7.4%. "
The Hindawi that "prices in general in the Kurdistan region witnessed a decline in the month of June by 0.7%, especially in the prices of food and non-alcoholic beverages and tobacco, housing," pointing out that "the central region recorded a decline at a rate of 1.1% due to lower prices of food and non-alcoholic beverages, housing, while prices seen in the South also declined by 0.9% due to lower prices of food and non-alcoholic beverages, health and transport. "
The device Center for Statistics and Information Technology announced in January 2012, it will begin using automation in the collection of various prices and times specified time rather than paper form in place earlier, emphasizing that it will contribute to the speed of price collection and accuracy, and correct calculation in case of errors.
It is noteworthy that the Central Agency for Statistics and Information Technology, specialized operations Census various nationwide, and most important work to do censuses General Population and Housing, and do statistical operations on all areas (agricultural, industrial, etc.), as well as to collect, consolidate and prepare, analyze and summarize the results of statistical operations in whole or in part