TABLE-Qatar May inflation drops to 2.6 pct

June 12 Qatar’s Stats Authority released
the following May customer rate information on Sunday.

QATAR CUSTOMER INFLATION 05/16 04/16 05/15
pct change month/month -0.1 0.1 0.7
pct modification year/year 2.6 3.4 1.4

NOTE – Housing and utility costs, which represent 22
percent of the consumer basket, rose 5.2 percent from a year
previously in May while food and drink expenses, which account for
nearly 13 percent, fell 1.2 percent.

( Reporting by Andrew Torchia; Modifying by Andrew Heavens).

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