Inflation rises to 4.9% in Jordan

12 May 2010

Figures by Jordan's department of statistics indicate the kingdom's annual inflation rose 4.9% year-on-year in April compared to the same period last year, Reuters has reported. April consumer price index rose 0.04% compared to March, on the back of a rise in some major food components of the index. Inflation in the first quarter of the year rose to 4.6%, helped by rising energy costs, the data showed.

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