Economy, Business And Markets

EPI Up 0.2%

EPI Up 0.2% EPI Up 0.2%

The overall export price index (EPI) edged up 0.2 percent in the month of Mordad (ending August 22) compared to one month earlier. Plastics experienced the highest price growth with a three percent hike, while genuine leather prices went down 11.9 percent, ISNA reported. The index for light polyethylene, methanol, aluminum billet, tomato paste, zinc billet, date, pistachio, shrimp and different frozen fishes also rose in the period. But the EPI for other commodities like urea, tractors, sheep intestines, raisins, tiles, industrial oils, and polycarbonates fell down.