Officially: a rise in prices, and these cities have the most increase in the prices of consumer goods

Officially: a rise in prices, and these cities have the most increase in the prices of consumer goods
Officially: a rise in prices, and these cities have the most increase in the prices of consumer goods
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Our Moroccan news: Abu Firas

The High Commission for Planning confirmed that the year 2022 witnessed a significant increase in consumer prices in Morocco.

In its news note, which was issued in the past few hours, about the indicative figure for prices upon consumption, the delegate indicated that the aforementioned figure recorded an increase of 6.6 percent compared to the year 2021.

The official authority attributed this increase to the rise in food prices by 11.0 percent, and non-food items by 3.9 percent. 2% for transportation.

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The “Lahimi” delegate also recorded an increase in food prices between the months of December and November 2022, especially the prices of milk, cheese and eggs by 2.3 percent, oils and fats by 9.1 percent, and fish and seafood by 1.7 percent. And vegetables with 1.1 percent, coffee, tea and cocoa with 0.7 percent, bread and cereals with 0.4 percent and meat with 0.1 percent.

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Based on the foregoing, the core inflation index has witnessed an increase of 5.8 percent during 2022 compared to 2021.

On the other hand, the prices of fruits decreased by 1.8 percent, and for non-food items, the decrease is the prices of fuels by 7.5 percent.

As for the cities with the most increase in prices, Al Hoceima came in first place during the past year with 8.4 percent, followed by Kenitra and Beni Mellal with 8 percent, then Errachidia with 7.6 percent.

Marrakech ranked fourth, with an increase of 7.3 percent, Safi with 7 percent, then Fez and Oujda with 6.9 percent, and Tetouan and Meknes with 6.8 percent.

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