Saturday September 25, 2021

Weekly Inflation Decreases in Pakistan

ISLAMABAD: The Sensitive price Indicator (SPI) based weekly inflation for the week ended on September 23, for the combined consumption group, witnessed decrease of 0.07 percent as compared to the previous week.

According to Pakistan Bureau of Statistics (PBS) reported Friday, the food commodities that contributed in decline in weekly inflation included bananas, the prices of which decreased by 7.87 percent on Week-on-Week (WoW) basis.

The other items that witnessed decrease in prices included onions (4.69%), garlic (2.12%), pluse moong (2.11%), pulse Mash (1.70%), wheat flour bag (1.60%), pulse Gram (1.27%), pulse Masoor (0.27%) and Rice Irri and Potatoes (0.18%).

On Year-on-Year basis, the commodities that witnessed decrease in prices included tomatoes (37.83%), pulse moong (28.31%) and potatoes (26.89%).

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