Domestic Economy

Food Inflation Rates Surveyed

The average goods and services Consumer Price Index of food and beverages in the 12-month period ending Sept. 21 increased by 21.7% compared with last year’s corresponding period
Food Inflation Rates Surveyed
Food Inflation Rates Surveyed

The Statistical Center of Iran has released a new report, reviewing the price changes in 53 food items during the month ending Sept. 21–the sixth month of the current Iranian year.  
The biggest month-on-month price rise for a food item during the month under review in urban areas was recorded for cucumbers with 22.3%. A kilogram of cucumbers was sold at 70,372 rials (24 cents).
The second and third biggest month-on-month price increase during the period was registered for eggplant with 21.6% and bananas with 20.4%, the Statistical Center of Iran reported. 
A kilogram of eggplants was sold at 56,987 rials (19 cents) and a kilogram of bananas went for 209,255 rials (70 cents) last month. 


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