Economy, Domestic Economy

SCI: Rural Inflation at 7.1%

SCI: Rural Inflation at 7.1%SCI: Rural Inflation at 7.1%

The goods and services Consumer Price Index for rural areas in the 12-month period ending January 19, which marks the end of the Iranian month of Dey, reached 7.1% compared with last year’s corresponding period, the Statistical Center of Iran reported.  The center had reported a 7.2% rural inflation for the preceding Iranian month.  The overall rural CPI (using Iranian year to March 2012) for rural areas stood at 249 in Dey, indicating a 0.6% increase compared with the previous month.  SCI earlier put urban inflation for the month of Dey at 6.9%.


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