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SCI Surveys Consumer Inflation Across Iran

The average goods and services CPI in Iran for the 12-month period ending Sept. 22 increased by 42.7% compared with last year’s corresponding period. Ilam saw the highest annual inflation of 51.9% while Qom posted the lowest of 36.3%
SCI Surveys Consumer Inflation Across IranSCI Surveys Consumer Inflation Across Iran

The Statistical Center of Iran has released a new report, detailing consumer price changes in Iran's 31 provinces for the sixth month of the current Iranian year (Aug. 23-Sept. 22).
The report shows that growth in overall Consumer Price Index was the highest (1.7%) for Qom Province during the month compared with the previous month. 
This is while Kurdestan Province posted a month-on-month deflation of 1.6% last month. 
The overall CPI calculated for the country (using the Iranian year to March 2017 as the base year) stood at 181.7 in the same month, indicating a 0.5% rise compared with the previous month.  
Ilam Province’s goods and services consumer inflation registered a rise of 46.2% during the month year-on-year, the highest among all provinces. 
The CPI increase YOY was the lowest for Fars Province with 29.8% compared with that of other Iranian provinces. 
The overall goods and services CPI in Iran registered a YOY increase of 35% in the same month. 


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