Domestic Economy

Food Inflation Rates Reviewed

With a coefficient of 26.64%, the CPI of food and beverages group in the 12-month period ending Aug. 21 increased by 22.4% YOY
Food Inflation Rates ReviewedFood Inflation Rates Reviewed

The Statistical Center of Iran has released a new report, reviewing the price changes in food products during the fifth month of the current Iranian year (July 22-Aug. 21).  
The biggest month-on-month price rise for a food item during the month under review in urban areas was recorded for oranges with 43.7%. 
A kilogram of oranges averaged 199,604 rials (82 cents).
The second and third biggest month-on-month price increase during the period was registered for bananas with 21% and cheese with 12.6%, the Statistical Center of Iran reported. 
A kilogram of bananas was sold at an average of 173,807 rials (72 cents) and 500 grams of cheese went for 134,136 rials (55 cents) last month. 


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