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Qatar cost of living on a downswing in May: PSA

Qatar cost of living on a downswing in May: PSA

Qatar's cost of living, based on consumer price index (CPI), was on a downswing this May both year-on-year and month-on-month, apparently reflecting the price freeze due to Ramadan and lower demand owing to Covid-19

Qatar's cost of living declines 0.84% year-on-year in October

Qatar's cost of living declines 0.84% year-on-year in October

Qatar's cost of living, based on consumer price index (CPI) inflation, declined 0.84% year-on-year in October 2019 mainly on fall in the indices

Cost of living	declines in September

Cost of living declines in September

Qatar's cost of living, based on CPI (consumer price index), declined 0.75% month-on-month in September despite seven of the 12 sectors treading a flat path, according to the official statistics.

Qatar's cost of living declines in May as prices of many items slashed during Ramadan

Qatar's cost of living declines in May as prices of many items slashed during Ramadan

Qatar's cost of living, based on consumer price index (CPI), was on the decline in May 2019, both year-on-year and month-on-month, as prices for as many as 500 items were reduced in view of Ramadan.

Qatar's cost of living down 0.29% year-on-year in December

Qatar's cost of living down 0.29% year-on-year in December

Lower expenses, especially towards communication, food and beverages, clothing and housing, edged down Qatar's cost of living based on consumer price index (CPI) 0.29% year-on-year in December 2018 ...

Yemenis protest against rising cost of living

Yemenis protest against rising cost of living

The economic downturn, along with a blockade on the rebel-held international airport and ports, has left Yemenis unable to afford food staples and bottled water.

Qatar inflation expands 0.4% m-o-m in May 2018

Qatar inflation expands 0.4% m-o-m in May 2018

The CPI inflation was up 0.1% year-on-year in June this year as the country witnessed price increase in the seven sectors.

Qatar CPI inflation gains 0.4% year-on-year in March

Qatar CPI inflation gains 0.4% year-on-year in March

The CPI inflation was however down 0.3% month-on-month in March this year as six main groups witnessed declines, according to the Ministry of Development Planning and Statistics data.

Qatar CPI inflation edges higher in January

Qatar CPI inflation edges higher in January

The CPI inflation saw a 0.4% jump month-on-month in January, the Ministry of Development Planning and Statistics data shows.

Singapore is world's priciest city for fourth year straight

Singapore is world's priciest city for fourth year straight

The Worldwide Cost of Living 2017 report saw Asian cities take five of the top ten spots, thanks to a sustained recovery in the strength of the Japanese yen.

Qatar's cost of living up 0.1% m-o-m in September

Qatar's cost of living up 0.1% m-o-m in September

Qatar's cost of living, based on consumer price index (CPI), edged up 0.1% month-on-month this September, mainly on higher prices for clothing and footwear, according to official estimates.

Cost of living in Qatar up by 0.2% month-on-month in July

Cost of living in Qatar up by 0.2% month-on-month in July

Qatar’s cost of living, based on consumer price index (CPI), increased slightly by 0.2% month-on-month in July due to higher expenses on food and beverages, recreation and culture, transport, and health, according to official figures.