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Inflation Rose Only Slightly In Kuwait In August

Kuwait cost of living

Inflation in Kuwait rose 0.89% year-on-year in August, according to the Central Statistical Bureau.

Inflation in Kuwait rose 0.89% year-on-year in August, according to the Central Statistical Bureau.

By category, cigarettes & tobacco saw the biggest rise, up 13.51% year on year. Communication costs also jumped sharply, up 5.12% year on year.

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The important category of food & beverages rose just 1.40% year on year, while transport costs were up 1.78% year on year and health by 3.11%.

Clothing & footwear and housing services costs were actually down year on year, by 1.03% and 0.94% respectively.

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