0.1% the Average Increase of the Inflation Rate for August 2019 compared

0.1% the Average Increase of the Inflation Rate for August 2019 compared

The monthly report on inflation in Jordan issued by the Department of Statistics indicates that the Consumer Price Average (Inflation) reached 125.63 in August 2019 against 125.48 during the same month of 2018 recorded an increase by 0.1%. The main commodities groups, which contributed to this increase, were “Rents” by 0.52 percentage points, “Cereals and its products” by 0.13 percentage points, “Education” by 0.07 percentage points and “Meat &Poultry” & “Culture &Recreation” by 0.05 percentage points for each. Meanwhile, the main commodities groups which witnessed a decrease in their prices were “Transport” by 0.28 percentage points, “Dairy and its products and eggs” by 0.23 percentage points, “fuel and lighting” by 0.13 percentage points and “Tobacco and Cigarettes “ by 0.15 percentage points.
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