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SCI Scans Latest on Iran's Food, Beverages Inflation

Onions, tomato paste and potatoes saw the highest year-on-year inflation, while prices of sugar and rice registered the highest hike on a month-on-month basis
SCI Scans Latest on Iran's Food, Beverages InflationSCI Scans Latest on Iran's Food, Beverages Inflation

The retail price of onions during the second Iranian month (ended May 21) increased by 306% compared with the same period of last year. 
A kilogram of onions was sold at 73,802 rials (52 cents) to register the highest year-on-year price rise for a food item, the Statistical Center of Iran reported. 
The second and third biggest year-on-year price hikes among food items were recorded for tomato paste with 246.6% and potatoes with 241.3%. The biggest month-on-month price rise was recorded for sugar-cubes with 25.6%.

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