No change in SPI-based weekly inflation

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The Sensitive Price Indicator (SPI) based weekly inflation remained unchanged during the week ended on December 08 as compared to the previous week for the combined consumption group.

The SPI for the week under review in the above-mentioned group remained constant at 218.51 points, according to the latest data released by the Pakistan Bureau of Statistics (PBS) here on Friday.

As compared to the corresponding week of last year, the SPI for the combined consumption group in the week under review witnessed an increase of 30.66 percent.

The weekly SPI with base year 2015-16 =100 is covering 17 urban centres and 51 essential items for all expenditure groups.—APP