Middle East Economic Survey


No 9



Qatar Inflation Jumps To Record Level In 2006

The rate of annual inflation in Qatar climbed to its highest ever recorded level in 2006, reaching 11.83% compared with the 8.8% in 2005, said Qatars Planning Council in its first issue of the National Accounts Bulletin published on 19 February. Inflation is measured by the Planning Council using a Consumer Price Index (CPI) based on nine major groups of commodities and services of which the...