In 2013, Jordan's CPI inflation averaged 5.6%, undershooting the IMF's initial forecast of 5.9% full-year price growth. In monthly terms, Jordan's CPI inflation ticked up 0.1% m/m in January, easing from 0.8% growth in December.
Fresh vegetable charges jumped 21.6% y/y in January, cooling from 31.5% growth a month earlier due to a 3.6% m/m contraction. Rent costs rose 7.7% y/y and those of transport grew 3.3% in January.
Clothing and footwear prices increased 7.3% y/y, edging up from 7.2% in December.
Personal hygiene charges dropped 5.5% y/y and those of meat and poultry fell 2.1% in January.
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