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Pakistan CPI inflation hits 27.3% Y/Y in August: Statistics bureau

Cost increases in staples, veggies, wheat as well as food preparation oil caused the high percent

Pakistan’s customer rate index (CPI) increased to 27.3% year-on-year in August, its data bureau claimed on Thursday.

In July, CPI rising cost of living increased to 24.9%.

” On month-on-month basis, it enhanced by 2.4% in Aug 2022 as contrasted to a boost of 4.3% in the previous month,” the bureau claimed.

Cost increases in staples, veggies, wheat as well as food preparation oil caused the high rising cost of living, it claimed.

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