Qatar’s September Consumer Prices: Table

(Corrects figures for transport and communication and medical and health services in table published on Nov. 28.)

Following is a summary of Qatar’s September consumer prices as published by the Statistics Authority on web site.

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                                 Sept.    Aug.    July    June     May
                                  2011    2011    2011    2011    2011
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                               --------- YoY% ------------------------
CPI YoY                           2.2%    2.1%    1.9%    1.8%    1.7%
 Food, Bvg & Tobacco              3.5%    3.4%    5.2%    5.9%    4.5%
 Clothing & Footwear              6.5%    7.6%    6.2%    9.3%    7.8%
 Rent, Fuel & Power              -4.3%   -3.5%   -3.6%   -4.3%   -3.8%
 Furniture & Textiles             2.4%    1.9%    2.1%    1.7%    2.4%
 Medical & Health Svcs            2.5%    2.5%    2.5%    2.5%    2.5%
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                                 Sept.    Aug.    July    June     May
                                  2011    2011    2011    2011    2011
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                               --------- YoY% ------------------------
Transport & Communication         7.3%    6.7%    6.2%    5.9%    5.2%
 Entertainment & Recreation       1.1%   -0.4%   -0.5%   -1.0%    0.4%
 Misc. Goods & Svcs               8.1%    7.7%    5.3%    4.6%    4.8%
CPI Ex Rent, Fuel & Energy        4.8%    4.4%    4.2%    4.7%    4.1%
                               --------- MoM% ------------------------
CPI MoM                           0.0%    0.2%   -0.3%    0.1%    0.2%
 Food, Bvg & Tobacco              1.5%   -1.8%   -0.5%    0.9%    0.2%
 Clothing & Footwear             -0.7%    3.5%   -2.6%    0.6%    1.7%
 Rent, Fuel & Power              -0.8%   -0.4%   -0.8%   -1.0%   -0.5%
 Furniture & Textiles             0.4%    0.1%    0.2%    0.0%    0.0%
 Medical & Health Svcs            0.0%   -0.1%    0.5%    0.0%    0.0%
 Transport & Communication       -0.3%    0.8%    0.0%    0.7%    0.4%
 Entertainment & Recreation       0.6%    0.0%    0.7%    0.4%    0.1%
 Misc. Goods & Svcs               0.6%    2.7%    0.4%    0.4%    0.9%
CPI Ex Rent, Fuel & Energy        0.4%    0.4%   -0.1%    0.9%    0.4%

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                                 Sept.    Aug.    July    June     May
                                  2011    2011    2011    2011    2011
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                               ----- Index Level ---------------------
CPI Level                       108.96  108.91  108.66  109.00  108.88
 Food, Bvg & Tobacco            129.30  127.41  129.68  130.27  129.10
 Clothing & Footwear            114.10  114.89  110.97  113.89  113.25
 Rent, Fuel & Power              86.13   86.84   87.19   87.87   88.78
 Furniture & Textiles           112.90  112.41  112.33  112.06  112.07
 Medical & Health Svcs          112.74  112.74  112.80  112.22  112.22
 Transport & Communication      115.31  115.71  114.75  114.75  113.96
 Entertainment & Recreation     113.38  112.74  112.78  112.02  111.58
 Misc. Goods & Svcs             137.10  136.30  132.75  132.19  131.68
CPI Ex Rent, Fuel & Energy      119.57  119.10  118.60  118.70  117.60
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Note 1: Percentage changes calculated by Bloomberg. Note 2: Source began reporting monthly figures from Jan. 2009. Note 3: The Qatar Statistics Authority shifted the base year

for CPI to 2007 from 2006 in its CPI release for July 2010. Note 4: The Qatar Statistics started publishing CPI after eliminating

effect of rent, fuel and energy in its data release for August 2010.

Source: Qatar Statistics Authority

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