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Statistics: Annual inflation fell to 31.2% in January 2024

 The Central Agency for Public Mobilization and Statistics stated that the general consumer price index for the entire republic reached 197.6 points in January 2024, recording a change of 31.2% compared to 35.2% in December 2023.

The agency explained – in a statement today &nbsp This decrease is due to a decrease in the prices of vegetables by 0.8%, the prices of grains and bread changed by 3.7%, meat and poultry by 2.9%, fish and seafood by 1.9%, dairy, cheese and eggs by 2.6%, and oils and fats by 4%. 4%, coffee, tea and cocoa 3%, mineral and carbonated water and natural juices 2.1%, and shoes 2.4%. He added that home furnishings decreased by 2.3%, home appliances by 2.5%, outpatient services by 1.3%, vehicle purchases by 2.8%, transportation services by 1.5%, telephone and fax service equipment by 3.7%, and audio equipment. Photography, photography, and information processing at 3.2%, ready-made meals at 2%, and hotel services at 3.3%. Compared to 1.2% in December 2023, the food and beverages section recorded a change of 1.3%, as vegetable prices decreased by (-0.8%), cereal and bread prices changed by 3.7%, meat and poultry prices changed by 2.9%, and fish and seafood prices changed by 1.9%. %, dairy, cheese and eggs 2.6%, oils and fats 4.4%, fruits 0.4%, sugar and sugary foods 0.8%, coffee, tea and cocoa 3.0%, mineral and carbonated water and natural juices 2.1%.

The Alcoholic Beverages and Tobacco Department also recorded a change of 0.1% due to a change in the prices of the tobacco group by 0.1%, and the Clothing and Shoes Department recorded a change of 1.6% due to a change in the prices of fabrics by 1.7%, ready-made clothing by 1.4%, and cleaning. Repair and renting clothes at 1.4% and shoes at 2.4%.

The agency noted that the housing, water, electricity, gas and fuel section recorded a change of 3.7% due to the change in the actual rental prices for housing by 0.8%, and the maintenance and repair of housing by 1. 2%, water and miscellaneous services related to housing by 6.2%, and electricity, gas and other fuel materials by 9.6%.

The Furniture, Fixtures, Home Equipment and Maintenance Department also recorded a change of 1.8%; Due to the change in the prices of furniture, fixtures, carpets and other floor coverings by 1.6%, home furnishings by 2.3%, household appliances by 2.5%, glassware, tableware and household utensils by 1.8% and goods and services used in home maintenance by 1.6%. The Central Bureau of Statistics indicated that the health care department recorded a change of 0.6%. Due to a change in the prices of outpatient services by 1.3%, and hospital services by 1.2%, while the Transport and Communications Department recorded a change of 3.7% due to a change in the prices of vehicle purchases by 2.8%, spending on private transportation by 1.5% and transportation services by 5%. 1%.

The Telecommunications Department recorded a change of 10.8% due to a change in the prices of equipment for telephone and fax services by 3.7%, and for telephone and fax services by 11.4%. The Culture and Entertainment Department also recorded a change of 0.4% due to a change in The prices of audio, video, photography, and information processing equipment were at 3.2%, cultural and entertainment services at 0.8%, and newspapers, books, and stationery at 0.4%.

He pointed out that the restaurants and hotels section recorded a change of 2.0% due to the change in meal prices. Ready-made items increased by 2.0%, hotel services increased by 3.3%, and the Miscellaneous Goods and Services Department recorded a change of 2.1%. Due to the change in the prices of personal care groups by 2.1%, and personal effects by 7.6%.

As for the annual change (January 2024 compared to January 2023), the agency explained that the food and beverages section recorded a change of 47.2% and the changes come as a result of a change in The prices of the cereals and bread group changed by 40.6%, the prices of the meat and poultry group changed by 48.2%, the fish and seafood group changed by 58.5%, and the prices of dairy, cheese and eggs changed by 44.6%.

The prices of oils and fats also changed by 23.9%. %, fruits 51.4%, vegetables 68.1%, sugar and sugary foods 43.5%, coffee, tea and cocoa 46.7%, and mineral and carbonated water and natural juices 42.3%. The Alcoholic Beverages and Tobacco Department recorded a change of 72.7% due to a change in the prices of the Alcoholic Beverages group by 50.0%, and that of Tobacco by 72.7%. The Clothing and Shoes Department also recorded a change of 22.1%. Due to the change in the prices of the fabric group by 39.4%, ready-made clothing by 21.9%, other clothing and related supplies by 27.1%, cleaning, repair and rental of clothing by 23.4%, shoes by 19.3%, and shoe repair by 26.1%.

He pointed out that the housing, water, electricity, gas and fuel section recorded a change of 10.4%; Due to the change in the actual rental prices of the house by 9.1%, the maintenance and repair of the house by 24.8%, water and various services related to the house by 8.6%, and electricity, gas and other fuel materials by 10.8%.

The Central Bureau of Statistics stated that: The Furniture, Fixtures, Home Equipment and Maintenance division recorded a change of 35.9%; Due to the change in the prices of furniture, fixtures, carpets and other floor coverings by 27.0%, home furnishings by 28.8%, household appliances by 49.1%, glassware, tableware and household tools by 31.6%, home and garden tools and equipment by 37.6%, and goods and services. Used in home maintenance increased by 34.5%.

The health care department also recorded a change of 15.0%. Due to a change in the prices of medical products, devices and equipment by 10.3%, outpatient services by 17.2% and hospital services by 26.1%, and the Transport and Communications Department recorded a change of 18.0%; Due to a change in vehicle purchase prices by 32.4%, spending on private transportation by 18.0% and transportation services by 15.3%.

He continued that the Telecommunications Department recorded a change of 12.6%; Due to the change in the prices of equipment for telephone and fax services by 33.4%, and for telephone and fax services by 11.4%, the Department of Culture and Entertainment also recorded a change of 21.6%; Due to the change in the prices of audio, video, photography and information processing equipment by 40.2%, cultural and entertainment services by 28.9%, newspapers, books and stationery by 15.3% and organized tourist trips by 28.2%.

The agency explained that the Restaurants Department Hotels recorded a change of 34.4%; Due to the change in the prices of ready meals by 34.7%, and hotel services by 15.5%, while the miscellaneous goods and services section recorded a change of 25.7%; Due to the change in the prices of personal care groups by 29.9%, and personal effects by 45.2%.

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