Sunday February 19 2017
Oman Inflation Rate at 1.80 percent
Consumer prices in Oman rose 1.8 percent year-on-year in January of 2017, following a 1.1 percent increase in December. Prices increased for: housing (2 percent 0.6 percent in December), transport (9 percent from 9.4 percent, as government hiked petrol and diesel prices), tobacco (+21.92 percent from +21.88 percent) Also, cost of food and non-alcoholic beverages decreased less than in a month earlier (-2.05 percent from -2.93 percent). On a monthly basis, consumer prices went up 0.75 percent.