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SCI: Iran Inflation at 8% for Year Ending May21

CPI registered a year-on-year increase of 8.3% compared with the similar month of last year. CPI registered a year-on-year increase of 8.3% compared with the similar month of last year.

The average goods and services Consumer Price Index in Iran during the 12-month period ending May 21, which marks the end of the Iranian month of Ordibehesht, increased by 8% compared with last year’s corresponding period, the Statistical Center of Iran reported. 
SCI had put the inflation rate for the preceding month (Farvardin), which ended on April 21, at 8.1%.
The overall CPI (using the Iranian year to March 2017 as the base year) stood at 114.1 in Ordibehesht, indicating a 1.1% rise compared with the previous month. 
The index registered a year-on-year increase of 8.3% compared with the similar month of last year. 

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