Low prices of 5 commodity groups in Dubai ... Learn about them
The general annual consumer price index in Dubai decreased by 4.32% last December, compared to the same month of 2019, with the decrease in the price index of five commodity groups.
The Dubai Statistics Center stated, in a report today, that this decline came as a result of the decrease in the prices of the housing, water, electricity, gas and fuel section by 8.33%, which reduced the index by 3.40 points, in addition to the decrease in the prices of the transport section by 6.98%, which reduced the index by 0.78 points, in addition to The decrease in the prices of the entertainment and culture section by 13.79%, which decreased the index by 0.29 points, in addition to the decrease in the prices of the clothing and footwear section by 2.28%, which decreased the index by 0.05 points, and the communications section by 0.01%.
On the other hand, the report showed that the prices of the food and beverage section rose by 0.48%, which pushed the index by 0.06 points, in addition to the increase in the prices of the education section by 0.55%, which pushed the index by 0.05 points, and the prices of the miscellaneous goods and services section increased by 0.66%, which It pushed the index by 0.04 points.
The prices of the restaurants and hotels section increased by 0.71%, which pushed the index by 0.03 points, the tobacco section by 0.13%, the furniture and furnishing section, household appliances and repairs by 0.12%, and the health department by 0.08%.
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