15/07/2013 12:00 AM
The first results of salvation from Chapter VII
Baghdad - شكران the Fatlawi
Economic expert attributed the causes of low inflation for the month of June last to exit Iraq from Chapter VII after that lasted for more than two decades of sanctions which were imposed on Iraq in the wake of the former regime's invasion of Kuwait in August 1990
The expert said Bassem Jamil Antoine »Sabah» that Iraq would emerge from Chapter VII will support the Iraqi economy and give confidence to the citizen and results of preliminary indications towards reducing inflation and boosting the development of the Iraqi dinar, pointing out that the policy of the central bank to inject large amounts of dollar led to decline and put the Iraqi dinar strengthened, as well as the feet of private banks to cut dollar selling well.
Antoine noted that the foot on the shopping was weak during the month of June, because the Iraqi family was preparing for the holy month of Ramadan, The Say and increased demand supply, which led to lower commodity prices and thus lower inflation.
The Ministry of Planning has revealed a decline in indicators of inflation for the month of June (1 percent) compared to the previous month of May .. The inflation index witnessed compared with June of last year 2012 came to rise (2 percent)
The ministry said that the Central Bureau of Statistics completed the inflation report for the month of June 2013 which was prepared 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 all provinces.
The report noted that the general index of consumer prices reached (140.9 percent) in the month of June 2013, a decline rate of 0.9 percent for Alshahralsabak, and increased by 2.3 percent compared with June 2012.
The statement said that the eradication of the inflation indices decline at department of food prices during the month of June 2013 rate of 2.9 percent compared to the previous month, due to lower prices in the Kurdistan region by 2.0 percent in the central region by 3.4 percent in the South by 2.9 percent. The main reason for the low prices of this section on the level of Iraq, due mainly to a decrease in the prices of vegetables and fruits. The prices of this section increased by 0.7 percent compared to prices in June 2012.
As for the subset of fuel (gasoline, oil and gas) have seen their prices decreased slightly during the month of June 2013 rate of 0.1 percent compared to the previous month, due to lower prices in the Kurdistan region by 0.7 percent in the central region by a slight amount of 0.1 percent, while prices rose in the South at a slight rate of 0.2 percent. The prices of this group stable prices compared to prices in the month of June 2012.
The Department of record household furnishings and equipment increased by 0.4 percent in June compared to the previous month, due to higher prices in the Kurdistan region by 0.4 percent in the central region by 0.3 percent in the South by 0.6 percent. The prices of this section increased by 2.3 percent compared to prices in the month of June 2012.