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‘Communications’ Registers Month-on-Month Deflation

‘Communications’ Registers Month-on-Month Deflation
‘Communications’ Registers Month-on-Month Deflation

The Consumer Price Index of “communications” stood at 179.2 in the 12th month of the fiscal 2020-21 (Feb. 19-March 20), indicating a 0.1% decline compared with the month before. 
In fact, “communications” was the only group among the 12 groups of the basket of consumer goods and services purchased by households that saw a month-on-month price decrease, latest data released by the Statistical Center of Iran show.
The index, with a coefficient of 2.87%, registered a year-on-year increase of 20.3%. 
The group’s average annual inflation stood at 16.5%. 


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