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SCI Reports on Food Price Changes

SCI Reports on Food Price Changes
SCI Reports on Food Price Changes

The Statistical Center of Iran has recently published a report on average prices of food items during the second Iranian month (April 21-May 21), comparing them with the corresponding period of last year.
According to the report, the highest year-on-year price rise belonged to eggs, which increased by 55.6%-going up from 53,483 rials ($1.2) to 83,195 rials ($1.9) per kilogram, according to the SCI report published on its official website on Tuesday.
The next in line was foreign-made premium-quality rice witnessing a 37.2% year-on-year increase, going up from 55,889 rials ($1.3) to 76,652 rials ($1.8) per kg followed by banana with 36.8%, rising from 51,977 rials ($1.2) to 71,120 rials ($1.6) per kg. Tomatoes with a 48.7% fall in prices from 37,937 rials ($0.9) to 19,455 rials ($0.4) per kg, yellow apples with 20.6% fall from 54,558 rials ($1.2) to 43,301 rials ($1.03) per kg, and potatoes with 19.6% decline from 21,355 rials ($0.5) to 17,160 rials ($0.4) per kg, witnessed the highest year-on-year decrease in prices.


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