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This was fuelled by a consistent increase in the price of essential commodities, according to data released by the Pakistan Bureau of Statistics (PBS) on Friday.
Updated : 3 weeks, 3 days ago IST
Consumer prices rose significantly in the outgoing week on the back of onions, chicken, eggs, rice, cigarettes and fuel, official data showed on Friday, driving the weekly inflation to over 40 per cent for the first time in over five months. Though week-on-week inflation eased slightly, it s
Updated : 1 month, 4 weeks ago IST
Weekly inflation, measured by Sensitive Price Index (SPI), has seen an rise of 31.83 per cent for the combined income group on a year-on-year basis, ending January 19, due to a massive increase in prices of food and non-food items, the Dawn reported citing data released by the Pakistan Burea
Updated : 2 months, 1 week ago IST
People on Sunday protested over rising flour and other vital commodity prices in a number of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa cities and demanded that the government take immediate action to regulate prices and guarantee the supply of daily-use food products in the province, Dawn reported.
Factors such as higher import and transportation costs, crop availability, demand and supply gap, hoarding, exchange rate issues, and the ongoing economic crisis have resulted in uncontrolled inflation in Pakistan, even on essential food items, the Dawn reported, adding that the condition wa
Updated : 2 months, 2 weeks ago IST
A surge in the prices of meat especially Chicken, rice and wheat flour pushed weekly inflation up 1.09 per cent in Pakistan, Geo TV reported.
Amid persistent inflationary pressures, goods remain out of people's range, whose purchasing power has already hit rock bottom, reported Geo News.
Pakistan is facing its worst economic crisis since its birth and a grim scenario dodges Islamabad in 2023 amid rising foreign debts, inflation, and falling foreign exchange reserves.
Updated : 3 months, 3 weeks ago IST
The interest rate in Pakistan skyrocketed to its highest in 24 years after the State Bank of Pakistan (SBP) raised its key policy rate by 16 per cent on Friday to curb inflation, according to Dawn.
The State Bank of Pakistan (SBP) jacked up its policy rate by 16 per cent on Friday, the Express Tribune reported on Friday citing the bank after a meeting of its monetary policy committee (MPC), according to the Express Tribune.
Updated : 4 months, 3 weeks ago IST
The International Monetary Fund has called on Pakistan to impose additional taxes worth PKR 600 billion
Updated : 5 months ago IST
Islamabad [Pakistan], October 22 (ANI): Amid devastating floods and a crumbling economy, Pakistan's annual inflation climbed to 27.13 per cent this week.