Inflation Up 3.5% in September 2017

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  • Inflation Up 3.5% in September 2017

AMMAN —AlGhad— The Statistics Department bulletin for September shows the inflation index has increased by 3.5 per cent to 120 points from 115.94 in September 2016.

Chief among the inflation factors were the increase in the costs of transportation, by 15.4 per cent, culture and entertainment, by 7.2 per cent, tobacco and cigarettes, by 6.8 per cent, and personal care, by 5.6 per cent.

Meanwhile, the price index for meat and poultry has declined by 5.8 per cent, along with clothing and seafood, each down 1.4 per cent.