Planning: The rise in the monthly inflation rate by 0.3% and the annual decline

Planning: The rise in the monthly inflation rate by 0.3% and the annual decline

2019/16/9 16:11

Planning - The rise in the monthly inflation rate by 0.3 percent and the annual declineThe Ministry of Planning announced on Monday that the monthly inflation rate increased by {0.3%} and the annual inflation rate decreased by {0.3%} for the month of August 2019.
“The overall record for August in Iraq is 104.5 percent, up by 0.3 percent from July,” ministry spokesman Abdul Zahra al-Hindawi said in a statement.
He attributed this to “the increase in food and non-alcoholic beverages, restaurants and hotels by {0.6%}, clothing, footwear and health by {0.2%}, housing and education by {0.1%} and miscellaneous goods and services by {1.8%}” .
Hindawi added that the rate of core inflation index increased by {0.1%} from the previous month and decreased by {0.2%} compared with August 2018, while the annual inflation rate during August 2019 decreased to {0.3%} compared to August 2018 as the figure Then the standard {104.8%} ”

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