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MENAFN - Qatar News Agency - 07/01/2014
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(MENAFN - Qatar News Agency) A report by Kuwait Finance House (KFH-Reserach) predicted Sunday that the inflation rate in Kuwait is expected to be at 3.5% in 2014.

The report noted that the inflation rate in Kuwait increased to 2.6% in November on a monthly bases, while it dropped year over year (y-o-y), according to (KUNA) news agenc

Consumer prices in Kuwait moderated further to 2.6% y-o-y in November 2013, a tad lower than 2.7% y-o-y growth recorded in October 2013 due to lower food and beverages price

During the month, food costs continued to soften to 2.4% y-o-y, much lower than 3.5% y-o-y increase recorded in the previous mont

As Kuwait imports most of its fooditems (approximately 90.0% ) for domestic consumption, it is expected that food price inflation in Kuwait will remain low in the near term, in tandem with declining trends in international food price

In addition to food, Health care and the "miscellaneous goods and services" category also contributed to the decline in inflation, declining by 0.5% y-o-y and -1.2% y-o-y, respectivel

Despite the recent price moderation, accommodative monetary and loose fiscal policy should underpin domestic demand, driving price pressure

Recent credit data released by the Central Bank of Kuwait (CBK) indicate significant growth in private credit, up by 7.7% y-o-y in October 201


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