Planning: Lower inflation during February and the annual rise

Planning: Lower inflation during February and the annual rise

2019/3/31 13:07

Planning - Lower inflation during February and the annual rise(Baghdad: Al-Furat News) The Ministry of Planning announced on Sunday the low monthly inflation rate and the annual increase for the month of February.
The spokesman for the ministry Abdul-Zahra al-Hindawi said in a statement received by the agency {Euphrates News} a copy of it, “the index of the month of February of 2019 in Iraq was (104.4%), decreased by (0.5%) compared to January 2019 The food and non-alcoholic beverages sector decreased by 1.1%, clothing and footwear by 1.2%, housing by 0.5%, and communication by 0.3%.
He added: “The annual inflation rate increased during the month of February 2019 to {0.4%} compared to February 2018, when the index reached (104.0%), while the index of inflation base rate of {0.1%} from the previous month and rose by 0.3% } Compared to February 2018. “Done

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