Economy, Domestic Economy

SCI Puts Inflation at 8.2 Percent

SCI Puts Inflation  at 8.2 Percent
SCI Puts Inflation  at 8.2 Percent

The average goods and services Consumer Price Index in the 12-month period ending June 21, which marks the end of the Iranian month of Khordad (May 22-June 21), increased by 8.2% compared with last year’s corresponding period, the Statistical Center of Iran reported.  SCI had put the inflation rate for the preceding month of Ordibehesht, which ended on May 21, at 8%. The overall CPI (using the Iranian year to March 2017 as the base year) stood at 116.2 in Khordad, indicating a 1.9% rise compared with the previous month.  The index registered a year-on-year increase of 10.2% compared with the similar month of last year.  SCI put Khordad’s inflation for urban and rural areas at 8.2% and 7.9% respectively.


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