AMMAN — The Consumer Price Index (CPI), a measurement of inflation, increased by 1.55 per cent in the first third of 2020 to reach 101.55, compared with a CPI of 99.99 for the same period in 2019, according to the Department of Statistics (DoS).
The DoS, in its monthly report on Monday, indicated that the consumer price index for April 2020 increased by 0.57 per cent, reaching 101.05, compared with 100.47 for April 2019, the Jordan News Agency, Petra, reported.
On a monthly level, the general index of consumer prices for April decreased by 0.98 per cent, reaching 101.05, compared with 102.05 in March.
The basic index of consumer prices for April 2020 reached 68.35, compared with 67.44 during April 2019, registering an increase of 1.35 per cent.
On the cumulative level, the basic consumer price index for the first third of 2020 amounted to 68.27, compared with 67.44 for the same period of 2019, registering an increase of 1.23 per cent.
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