Domestic Economy

SCI Reviews Food Inflation Rates

The highest monthly growth in the index among 12 groups of the basket of consumer goods and services purchased by households in the Iranian month ending Nov. 20 was recorded for food and beverage with 13.2%
SCI Reviews Food Inflation RatesSCI Reviews Food Inflation Rates

The Statistical Center of Iran’s latest report reviews price changes in 53 food items during the month ending Nov. 20.  
The biggest month-on-month price rise for a food item during the month under review in urban areas was recorded for tomatoes with 208.9%. A kilogram of tomatoes was sold at 122,655 rials (49 cents).
The second and third biggest month-on-month price increase during the period was registered for bell pepper with 62.3% and onions with 62.2%, SCI’s website reported. 
A kilogram of bell pepper was sold at 173,095 rials (69 cents) and a kilogram of onions went for 65,937 rials (26 cents) last month. 


Subscribe to the Financial Tribune to continue reading this article or Log in to your account if you are already a subscriber.

Find out more about our subsciption plans here.

Add new comment