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Statistics puts Jordan’s inflation at 3.2% during first half of 2014

By Petra - Jul 10,2014 - Last updated at Jul 10,2014

AMMAN — The inflation rate, which measures the rate of change in the prices of goods and services, recorded a 3.2 per cent rise during the first half of this year, according to the Department of Statistics (DoS) report on inflation. In its report, the DoS attributed the rise resulted from an increase in the prices of rents, tobacco, cigarettes, clothes, footwear, education and transport. This was coupled with a decrease in the prices of hygienic products, meat, poultry products, fat and oils as well as cultural and entertainment charges, according to the DoS report. 

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