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Inflation slips 1.3% during first seven months

By JT - Aug 15,2016 - Last updated at Aug 15,2016

AMMAN — Inflation in the first seven months of 2016 went down by 1.3 per cent, compared with the figure recorded during the same period last year, according to the Department of Statistics (DoS).

Main item groups that contributed to the drop were transportation, fuel and lighting, vegetables, dried and canned legumes, and nuts, according to a DoS report that was sent to The Jordan Times.

Other groups whose prices went up during the January-July period included rents, entertainment, tobacco, cigarettes and clothes.  

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