Inflation in Pakistan jumps to 0.17 percent in the previous week.

Inflation in Pakistan

(Infosette News) ISLAMABAD: According to the information given by the Pakistan Bureau of Statistics, the Sensitive Price Index (SPI), which is used to assess weekly inflation in Pakistan, increased by 0.17% during the week ending February 9, 2023. (PBS).

29 (49.02%) of the 51 items had their prices rise throughout the week, 05 (11.76%) had their prices fall, and 17 (39.22%) had their prices stay the same.

Potatoes (7.15%), Chicken (6.94%), Bananas (6.53%), Vegetable Ghee 1 Kg (5.67%), Rice Basmati Broken (3.80%), Rice Irri-6/9 (3.64%), Vegetable Ghee 2.5 Kg (2.71%), Cooking Oil 5 Kg (2.60%), Pulse Mash (2.42%), and Garlic & Pulse Moong (2.20%) each are the food items that have seen the biggest price increases this.

Onions (9.83%), tomatoes (5.40%), eggs (3.40%), wheat flour (2.71%), and sugar (0.31%) were among the 05 (9.80%) goods whose prices decreased, according to the survey.

The 17 additional items, however, remained constant at 33.33%.

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