Ministry of Planning: headline inflation during the month of last March to a rate (1.7%) and the annual rate (8.3%)
On: Friday 13/04/2012 15:52
Baghdad (news) .. Ministry of Planning and revealed a rise in headline inflation during the month of last March to a rate (1.7%) compared to the previous month of February, while the annual inflation index for the period from March 2011 until March 2012 reached nearly significantly (8.3 %).
attributed the statement issued by the Information Office of the Ministry has received the Agency (for news of news) copy of it: the reasons for high inflation indices both types, monthly and yearly prices of vegetables that have led to high prices of department of food and non-alcoholic beverages increased by (13.2%) compared to… their prices in March of last year 2011, which was reflected in the indicators of inflation up to a year in Iraq
and the statement added that the Central Bureau of Statistics of the Ministry of Planning completed inflation report for the month of March 2012, prepared on the basis of field data collection “on the prices of goods and services comprising the consumer basket of a selected sample of outlets in all of Iraq’s provinces have adopted the base year 2007 has shown the results of the report
reached the general index of consumer prices (140.8%) in the month of March 2012 recording an increase rate of 1.7% for Alshahralsabak at a rate of 8.3% compared with March 2011, either in the indicators of indices of consumer prices at the district level, there was a price in the region of Kurdistan in March 2012 compared to the previous month rise of 0.8% resulted mainly from the increase in the prices of food and non-alcoholic beverages by 3.9%, prices of household furnishings and equipment and maintenance by 0.1%, transport prices by 0.1%, prices of restaurants by 1.3%.
The statement noted that the report log in the middle price in the month of March 2012 compared to the previous month increased by 1.9% resulted primarily from higher prices for food and non-alcoholic beverages a rate of 5.4%, prices of clothing and footwear by 1.1%, prices of supplies and equipment household maintenance by 0.1%, prices of health by 0.1%, prices of recreation and culture by 0.7%, prices of education by 0.1%, prices of restaurants by 0.5%, either in the south recorded prices in the month of March 2012 compared to the previous month rise of 2.2% resulted primarily for high food prices and non-alcoholic beverages by 6.7%, prices of clothing and footwear at 0.6%, housing prices by 0.1%, prices of household furnishings and equipment and maintenance rate of 0.3%, prices of health by 0.7%, prices of restaurants by 1.3%. / Finished / d . N /