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Transport Sector Experiences Highest Inflation

Transport Sector Experiences Highest InflationTransport Sector Experiences Highest Inflation

The average goods and services Consumer Price Index of the transportation sector in the 12-month period ending Aug. 21, which marks the end of the fifth Iranian month, increased by 47.2% compared with the similar period of the year before.
This indicates the highest inflation among 12 groups of the basket of consumer goods and services purchased by Iranian households.
With a coefficient of 9.41%, the CPI of the group stood at 298.2 for the month under review, indicating a 5.2% increase compared with the month before. 
The transportation index registered a year-on-year increase of 65.1%, also the highest among the 12 groups under review.  


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