Inflation raised by 0.94pc in a week, says report
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The sensitive price index (SPI) for the current week ended on 29th September has recorded an increase of 0.94 per cent as compared to the previous week, reported 24NewsHd TV Channel.
According to the Pakistan Bureau of Statistics (PBS) data, the weekly inflation rate reached 30.62 per cent while it was during the last week 29.28 per cent.
The PBS data shows that during the week, out of 51 items, 20 items’ prices were increased, ten decreased, and 21 remained unchanged.
The report shows an increase in the prices of food items such as onions (47.77%), tomatoes (30.29%), tea Lipton (2.50%), and bread (1.74%).
On the other hand, PBS data shows a drop in the prices of LPG (4.14%), wheat flour (2.99%), pulse masoor (1.59%), bananas (1.50%), cooking oil 5 litres (1.12%), sugar (0.60%), garlic (0.22%), vegetable ghee 2.5Kg (0.17%) and vegetable ghee 1Kg & potatoes (0.13%) each.
Reporter: Waqas Azeem