Domestic Economy

SCI Reviews Food Inflation

The CPI of “food and beverages” increased by 51.8% in the 12-month period ending June 21 compared with last year’s corresponding period
SCI Reviews Food Inflation
SCI Reviews Food Inflation

The Statistical Center of Iran has released a report, reviewing the price changes of 53 food items during the month ending June 21.  
The biggest month-on-month price rise for a food item in urban areas during the month under review was recorded for Persian melon with 24.4%, such that a kilo of Persian melon was sold at 99,705 rials (40 cents). 
The second and third biggest month-on-month price increases during the period under review were registered for watermelon with 15.1% and potatoes with 14.7%, the Statistical Center of Iran reported. 
A kilogram of watermelon was sold at 46,955 rials (19 cents) and a kilogram of potatoes went for 62,157 rials (25 cents) last month. 


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