Domestic Economy

Food Prices Skyrocketing

Food prices increased by 25.9% in the third fiscal month (May 22-June 21) compared to the previous month
Food Prices Skyrocketing
Food Prices Skyrocketing

The Statistical Center of Iran has reviewed price changes in 53 food products in the third fiscal month (May 22-June 21).
The biggest month-on-month price rise for a food item in urban areas was recorded for hydrogenated oil with 247.2%, which was sold for 835,459 rials ($2.56) per kilogram, latest data released by SCI show.
The second and third biggest month-on-month price increase during the period under review was registered for vegetable oil with 233.8% and macaroni with 56.1%. 
Vegetable oil was sold at 720,813 rials ($2.21 cents) per 900 grams and macaroni went for 172,800 rials (53 cents) per 500 grams. 


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