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Pakistan inflation eases to 3.70pc in December

Pakistan’s annual inflation rate eased to 3.70 per cent in December from 3.81pc 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 3.88pc, 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.

courtesy : Dawn News

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