Weekly inflation slips 0.07pc as flour, wheat prices dip

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Islamabad

The Sensitive Price Indicator (SPI) based weekly inflation for the week ended on September 23, 2021 for the combined consumption group witnessed a decrease of 0.07 percent as compared to the previ-ous week while it went 13.88 percent up on a year-on-year (YoY) basis.

According to data released by the Pakistan Bu-reau of Statistics (PBS) on Friday, the combined index was at 157.19 on September 23, 2021 as com-pared to 157.30 on September 16, 2021 while the index was recorded at 138.03 a year ago on Sep-tember 24, 2020.

The SPI is computed on a weekly basis to assess the price movements of essential commodities at a shorter interval of time so as to review the price situation in the country. —TLTP

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