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Inflation rates in Arab countries vary



Inflation rates and price developments in Arab countries vary in 2019, as international indices show double-digit prices in unstable countries, which will remain on normal scale in many Arab countries.

Inflation rates reflect the increase or decrease in the prices paid by consumers, which are calculated as part of the food basket and basic needs, and are calculated monthly and yearly.

According to IMF and IFC forecasts, Arabia's inflation will generally reach 9.3 percent in 2019, falling 6.1 percent in oil export countries, while oil importing countries are expected to reach 11.8 how much ,

All Arab markets will see price growth except Saudi Arabia, which is expected to experience negative inflation this year.

The expected inflation rates for the Arab states during 2019:

  • Sudan: 49.6%
  • Yemen: 20%
  • Libya: 15%
  • Egypt: 13.2%
  • Tunisia: 7.5%
  • Algeria: 5.6%
  • Mauritania: 3.9%
  • Bahrain: 3.3%
  • Lebanon: 3%
  • Kuwait: 2.5%
  • UAE: 2.1%
  • Iraq: 2%
  • Jordan: 2%
  • Oman: 1.5%
  • Morocco: 1.4%
  • Djibouti: 0.8%
  • Qatar: 0.1%
  • Saudi Arabia: -0.7%

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