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The Ministry of Planning announced today, Wednesday, a rise in the inflation rate during the month of July by (0.6%), compared to the previous month of June, when the inflation rate was (0.7%).
The official spokesman for the ministry, Abdul-Zahra Al-Hindawi, stated, in a statement received by Al-Nour News, that “the prices of the housing department rose by (1.5%), affected by the rise in the prices of water and electricity supplies, as a result of the increase in subscription wages to generators in most governorates of Iraq,” adding that “the entertainment department recorded It is also an increase during the month of July by (0.7%), due to the increase in the prices of tourist trips, while the Transportation Department recorded an increase of (0.6%), as a result of the increase in the prices of airline tickets.
Al-Hindawi pointed out that “the Central Bureau of Statistics, when its field teams monitored the movement of prices for more than (333) goods and services, in the local markets for the month of July, recorded an increase in the annual inflation rate compared to July of last year 2020, which amounted to (7.4) %).
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