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Inflation Rises to 3.2% in October

An official from the Central Bank of Iraq said on Monday that the core annual inflation rate in Iraq jumped to 3.2 percent in October, from 1.9 percent in September, due to rising costs of housing, water and electricity. Spending on fuel is excluded from the calculations. "The inflation rate is still under control", senior […]

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Where Now For Iraqi Inflation?

Iraq's core inflation continued to slow in July, dropping to an annual rate of 1.7 percent from 2.7 percent in June, a central bank official said on Monday, according to a report from Reuters. The bank gave no immediate explanation for the fall in core inflation, which excludes expenditures on fuel. To spur investment and […]

Iraqi Inflation Continues to Fall

A senior official in the Iraqi Central Bank said that inflation in Iraq continuedto fall in June and reached 2.7%, compared with 3% in May. The Central Bank of Iraq slashed its base rate by 100 basis points to six per cent in April in reaction to subdued inflation, though the interest rate is considered […]