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(MENAFN) Statistics Centre- Abu Dhabi (SCAD) announced that in the January-September period, inflation in the emirate rose 1.3 percent, reported Khaleej Times.

Prices of coffee, tea and cocoa subgroups went up by 9 percent, meat by 8.3 percent, fish and seafood by 6.5 percent, oil and fats by 6.2 percent and vegetables by 5.4 percent.

The food and non-alcoholic beverages group accounted for 55.5 percent of the increase in inflation.

The agency said that the restaurants and hotels group contributed 48.1 percent to the rise in inflation, due to a jump of 17 percent in the prices of this group.

It added that the "Education" group represented 12.3 percent of the overall inflation gain, whereas the "Transport" group contributed 6.1 percent.

It is worth noting that prices of the housing and utilities and other fuels group fell by 1.3 percent.

 






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