Planning: decrease in the monthly inflation rate by (2%)
12:59 - 23/01/2020
[You must be registered and logged in to see this link.]
The Ministry of Planning announced, on Thursday, the decrease in the monthly inflation rate by (2%) for the month of December 2019, with an increase in the annual inflation rate by (0.1%).
"The general index for the month of December in [You must be registered and logged in to see this link.] (104.6%) decreased by (0.2%) compared to the month of November 2019," the ministry spokesman, Abd al-Zahra al-Hindawi said, in a statement that received "information", a copy of it. “The decrease in the department of food and non-alcoholic drinks by (0.8%), the tobacco department by (0.1%), the housing department by (0.2%), the equipment and household equipment and maintenance section (0.1%), in addition to the transportation department at (0.3%) Finally, the communication department at (0.2%).
Al-Hindawi added that “the basic inflation index increased at a rate of (0.1%) from the previous month and rose at a rate of (0.8%) compared to December 2018”, noting that “the annual inflation rate increased during the month of December 2019 to (0.1%) compared to The month of December 2018, when the record number reached (104.5%). Ended / 25