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Inflation up more than 3% in Jordan during first half of 2022

The inflation rates in Turkey, Egypt and other countries in the region are considerably higher.
Demonstrators hold up posters in front of Jordanian policemen during a protest near the prime minister's office in Amman, Jordan, on June 6, 2018.

Jordan experienced an increase in inflation during the first half of the year. 

The Hashemite Kingdom’s Consumer Price Index, which measures inflation, increased 3.34% in the first six months of 2022. The index in June rose 5.17% compared to the same month last year. Fuel rose 1.26%, transportation 0.95% and rents 0.79% during that period, Jordan’s Department of Statistics said today. 

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