Quotes: US MENA   Enter Symbol: NewsLetter: Search: advanced

Qatar's June CPI Up Slightly  Join our daily free Newsletter

MENAFN - Qatar News Agency - 14/07/2012

No. of Ratings : 0
Add to Mixx!


 


(MENAFN - Qatar News Agency) Qatar Statistics Authority (QSA) has released the Consumer Price Index (CPI) for June 2012.

The CPI for the month of June, 2012 was 110.7, showing a slight increase of 0.5% when compared to the CPI of May 2012, while showing a 1.6% increase when compared to the CPI of June, 2011.

A comparison with the CPI of May 2012, displayed increases at the overall level in the sub-groups: Transport & Communications" 2.1%, mainly due to rise in the airfares by 5.9%. "Food, beverages &tobacco",0.9 % because of fresh fish and fresh Vegetable which were noted high by 5.3%, 3.1% respectively. Garments and Footwear increase by 0.3%. No change in Rent, Fuel and Energy, and Medical care and Medical services.

On the other hand, there was a decline in the following groups:
s "Furniture , Textiles and Home Appliances", 0.4% and "Miscellaneous Goods and Services", 0.3%, "Entertainment, Recreation and Culture",0.1%

A year-on-year comparison, showed increases of 1.6% when comparing the CPI of June 2012 with that of June 2011. There were increases in all the major groups, with the exception of "Rent, Fuel and Energy", which registered a drop of 5.0%. The highest increases were recorded in the group "Entertainment, Recreation & Culture", 6.8%; followed by Furniture, Textiles, & Home Appliances", 5.7%; "Miscellaneous. Goods and Services", 4.3%; and "Food and Beverages", 3.7%.

Increases in the remaining groups were of the order of 1.6% in "Medical Care and Medical Services", 3.0% in "Transport & Communications", and 1.5% in "Garments &Footwear".

A CPI exclusive of the Rent, Fuel and Energy group has also been calculated. After eliminating the effect of rent, the overall index reached 123.5, showing an increase of 0.7% compared to the CPI of May 2012, and an increase of 4.0 % when compared to the month of June 2011.

 






  MENA News Headlines


 






Google

 
 

Middle East North Africa - Financial Network

MENAFN News Market Data Countries Tools Section  
 

Middle East North Africa - Financial Network
Arabic MENAFN

Main News
News By Industry
News By Country
Marketwatch News
UPI News
Comtex News

IPO News
Islamic Finance News
Private Equity News

How-To Guides
Technology Section

Travel Section

Search News

Market Indices
Quotes & Charts

Global Indices
Arab Indices

US Markets Details

Commodoties

Oil & Energy

Currencies Cross Rates
Currencies Updates
Currency Converter

USA Stocks
Arab Stocks
 

Algeria 
Bahrain 
Egypt 
Iraq
Jordan 
Kuwait 
Lebanon
Morocco 
Oman 
Palestine
Qatar 
Saudi Arabia 
Syria
Tunisia 
UAE 
Yemen

Weather
Investment Game
Economic Calendar
Financial Glossary

My MENAFN
Portfolio Tracker

Voting

Financial Calculators

RSS Feeds [XML]

Corporate Monitor

Events

Real Estate
Submit Your Property

Arab Research
Buy a Research

Press Releases
Submit your PR

Join Newsletters


 
© 2000 menafn.com All Rights Reserved.  Terms of Service | Privacy Policy | Contact Us | Advertise | About MENAFN | Career Opportunities | Feedback | Help