Pakistan inflation eases to 3.70% in December

World Monday 02/January/2017 17:07 PM
By: Times News Service
Pakistan inflation eases to 3.70% in December

Islamabad:Pakistan's annual inflation rate eased to 3.70 per cent in December from 3.81 per cent in November, the Bureau of Statistics said on Monday.
On a month-on-month basis, prices decreased by 0.68 per cent in December compared with November, the bureau said.
Average inflation for the July-December period stood at 3.88 per cent, compared with the same period last year.
The steepest rise in year-on-year prices was seen in the prices of gram flour andpulse gram. The steepest drop in year-on-year prices was in the price of onions, tomatoes and chicken.