Pakistan inflation eases to 3.7 percent

- Reuters, ISLAMABAD

Jan 3, 2017-

Pakistan’s annual inflation rate eased to 3.70 percent in December from 3.81 percent in November, the Bureau of Statistics said on Monday. On a month-on-month basis, prices decreased by 0.68 percent in December compared with November, the bureau said. Average inflation for the July-December period stood at 3.88 percent, compared with the same period last year. The steepest rise in year-on-year prices was seen in the prices of gram flour, pulse gram and besan. The steepest drop in year-on-year prices was in the price of onions, tomatoes and chicken.

Published: 03-01-2017 09:09

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