Planning: low inflation index for the past month by 0.1% and the annual rise at a rate of 1.6%
Baghdad and babysit - The Ministry of Planning for low inflation index for the month of October last by 0.1%, and annual inflation index by 1.6%.
He said the ministry spokesman Abdul Zahra al-Hindawi, said in a statement, said that "the Central Bureau of Statistics of the Ministry completed the inflation report for the month of October last in 2015 on the basis of field data collection on the prices of goods and services components of the consumer basket of selected sample of outlets in all governorates of Iraq." He pointed out that "these rates are calculated goods and services of food, rent, transportation, communications, health, education and other, which include the consumer is keeping".
"The monthly inflation index for the month of October last dropped by 0.9%," explaining that "the annual inflation index during the last of October 2014 the twelve months to October 2015 increased by 1.6% as a result influenced by a rise section housing prices by 3.2% In October 2015 compared with the same month of last year, as well as higher food and beverage prices of non-alcoholic section, which was slightly at a rate of 0.9%. "
Hindawi pointed out that "the survey which was conducted during October of last month did not include three Iraqi provinces because of the security situation witnessed in those governorates of Nineveh, Salahuddin and Anbar," noting that "the base inflation index rose in October last month by 0.1% compared to with the month of June the previous year and a rate of 1.6% for the month of July 2014 ".
The statement that "The inflation for the month of September index was is also witnessed a decline rate of 0.6%, while annual inflation rose by 2.1% due to higher prices of food section and non-alcoholic beverages by 2.5% and the high section housing prices rose 3.2%," adding that "inflation index the foundation has declined during the month of September by 0.2%. "
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