Pakistan’s annual inflation rate eased to 3.70 per cent in December from 3.81 per cent in November, the Bureau of Statistics said on Monday.
SBP’s annual report shows 4.1% growth rate
On a month on month basis, prices decreased by 0.68 per cent in December compared with November, the bureau said. Average inflation for the July-December period stood at 3.88 per cent, compared with the same period last year.
State Bank maintains target rate at 5.75 per cent
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.
courtesy : express tribune