Low inflation index in May increased by "0.3%." The annual high for "2.5%"



History of edits:: 6/21/2016 12:53

{Baghdad: Euphrates News} announced Central Bureau of Statistics in the Ministry of Planning, on Tuesday, on the decline in indicators of inflation during the month of May rose {0.3%} after he witnessed a decline in the month of April, which was preceded last year by {0.1%}, as witnessed the annual inflation rate rose in the month compared with the same month of the previous year by 2015 {2.5%}.

The spokesman said the ministry Abdul - Zahra al - Hindawi, said in a statement the agency {Euphrates News} received a copy of " The survey did not include the three governorates of Anbar, Salahuddin and Nineveh , as a result of the security in the circumstances , " noting that " the reason for the low monthly inflation for the month of May the index came from his down records of the Department of food and non - alcoholic beverages increased by 2% to contribute increased by 175.1% in the monthly rate of change. "

He explained that" the changes come as a result of decline in bread and cereals group by 0.1% from the previous month, lower meat group rose 0.5% from the previous month due to lower prices for fresh sheep meat by 0.6% and meat fresh herds by 0.5%. "

He continued , " as well as the decline in milk, cheese and eggs group increased by 2.2% from the previous month due to a drop in egg prices by 7.5%, as well as lower oils and fats by 0.1% from the previous month, and a group vegetables also fell by 8.9% from the previous month due to lower tomato prices by 24.0%. "

He Hindawi" as set fruit prices rose 2.5% from the previous month due to higher prices of {Sleep acid} by 25.5% and rising prices {Alo Palo} by 17.1 % and the same also rose other food products group rose 0.2%, as well as high drinks group non - alcoholic beverages by 0.1% from the previous month. "

He pointed out that" the tobacco division recorded an increase of 6.0% from the previous month to contribute by 12.6-% in the monthly rate of change, scored clothing and footwear division were up 0.3% to contribute 5.9% in the monthly rate of change , "noting that" the reason for this decline is due to a decline in clothing group by 0.2% and the group footwear by 0.7%. "

He said the " Department of housing recorded a rise of 0.4% to contribute by 29.9-% in the monthly rate of change due to the high standard figures for a water supply and electricity by 4.0%, as the department equipment , household equipment and maintenance saw a decrease of 0.1% to contribute by 1.9% in the monthly rate of change because of the low range furniture and equipment by 0.2% . " .

and drew a spokesman for the ministry that " the health department maintained at the same level from the previous month, while the Department of transportation recorded a rise of 0.6% to contribute by 27.1-% in the monthly rate of change, and maintained the communications department at the same level from the previous month, the record department of recreation and culture a rise of 1.0% to contribute by 5.2 the % in the monthly rate of change. "

He said that" the Department of Education recorded a rise of 0.1% to contribute by 0.3-% in the monthly rate of change, either section of restaurants restaurants division has recorded a rise of 0.2% to contribute by 0.9- % in the monthly rate of change, the record division of goods and miscellaneous services were up 0.5% to contribute by 6.8-% in the monthly rate of change. "

He pointed out that" the annual inflation compared with May of 2015 , the index rose 2.5 per cent, "he said "this increase was due to the disparity of prices between the departments and services , as witnessed some decline and others was high, recorded food and beverage department non - alcoholic decrease of 1.1% to contribute by 13.3-% in the annual rate of change."

he said that " the changes come as a result of lower bread group and cereals by 1.7% and reduced meat group by 2.6% and reduced fish group by 7.7%, as well as lower milk collection, cheese and eggs by 1.1%, and the case itself with oils and fats , which fell by 0.7% and a range of vegetables fell by 0.3%, and also fell sugar group and sugar products by 0.2%, as well as the case for the group of non - alcoholic beverages , which fell by 4.2%. "

elaborated" either set fruit prices rose by 4.5% and also increased other food products group rose 1.8%, and record the tobacco section of a rise of 14.6% to contribute 3.9 % in the annual rate of change, while clothing and footwear division recorded a rise of 2.2% to contribute by 5.8% in the annual rate of change due to the high standard figures for the Group clothing by 1.2 per cent and footwear by 6.7% and record housing, water, electricity, gas and fuel section of a rise of 3.4% to contribute by 38.2% in the annual rate of change due to the high maintenance group and the services of housing prices by 11.4% and set the water and electricity supply by 9.5%. "

It was to be" section equipment , household equipment and maintenance rose 1.6% to contribute 4.3% to the annual rate of change due to the high prices of a set of furniture and equipment by 5.0%, as well as the health department increased 3.4% to contribute by 6.4% in the annual rate of change, and scored CTO rise of 5.4% to contribute by 30.3% in the annual rate of change. "

He said the ministry spokesman, said that" contact section increased record of 15.5% to contribute by 19.4% in the annual rate of change, while recreation and culture department has seen a decrease of 0.5% to contribute by -0.4% in the annual rate of change, and scored the Department of Education a rise of 2.2% to contribute 0.9% to the annual rate of change, and record Department of restaurants increased 3.6% to contribute by 2.4% in the annual rate of change, while the Department of goods and services diversified record a rise of 1.1% to contribute by 2.0% in the annual rate of change ".anthy

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