Inflation rate in Jordan rose 2.21% in the first 10 months of 2023

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AMMANGeneral Consumer Price Index (inflation) rose to 9.78 percent compared to 8.31 percent for the same month in the year 2022, marking a 1.36 percent increase, according to the monthly report issued by the Department of Statistics.اضافة اعلان

The report also noted a slight increase of 0.08 percent (less than one percentage point) in consumer prices compared to the preceding month of the same year. On an accumulated level, the index for the first ten months of this year witnessed a 2.21 percent increase compared to the same period in 2022, according to Al-Mamlaka TV.

In terms of commodity groups, the key contributors to the overall rise in the general Consumer Price Index for October 2023 compared to the same month of 2022 were primarily the "Personal Items" group at 7.71 percent, "Tobacco and Cigarettes" at 5.17 percent, "Fruits and Nuts" at 3.87 percent, "Rents" at 3.25 percent, and "Dairy and Dairy Products" and "Eggs" at 2.93 percent.

However, the "Clothing" group decreased by 3.12 percent, followed by "Fuel and Lighting" at 1.77 percent, "Household Textiles" at 1.38 percent, and "Beverages and Refreshments" at 0.61 percent.

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