Rising inflation in February by 0.1%
4/3/2016 0 Comments
The Ministry of Planning for the high inflation indices during the month of February last up 0.1% after it witnessed a decline in the first month of the year by 0.6%.
The spokesman said the ministry Abdul - Zahra al - Hindawi said in a statement received by all of Iraq [where] a copy of it, that " the annual inflation rate witnessed is another rise in February compared with the same month of the previous year 2015 by 1.5% after falling in the period from January 2015 to January 2016 increased by 1.6%. "
He explained," The reason for the high monthly inflation index was weighed down by higher standard figures for the number of departments, including the departments of clothing and footwear, housing, and communication whose prices have increased by 0.2% for each of them. "
He continued Hindawi," as Health Division rose by 0.8% and recreation department by 0.7% , "he said . " The rise in the annual inflation index by 1.5% compared to February 2015 came because of the high prices of the Department of food and non - alcoholic beverages by 0.1% and rose Department of housing, water, electricity, gas and fuel prices by 1.9%, and the Department of tobacco increased by 7%. "
and the spokesman of the Ministry of planning, said that" most of the sections prices witnessed a rise in rates during the month of February , causing a rise in the inflation index compared with February of last year in 2015 , "pointing out that" the prices Althaizzat, household equipment division rose 1.7%, and the prices of the Health Department rose by 6.7%. "
and went Hindawi said , " in the communications department were notable gainers reached 10.5% and was higher CTO prices 4.2%, and the Department of Education prices rose by 5.8% and prices Department of restaurants increased by 3.3% , "adding that" price survey did not include the provinces of Anbar, Nineveh and Salahuddin to the difficulty of the security situation.