CPI – Pakistan & Gulf Economist http://www.pakistaneconomist.com Pakistan's Business Financial Magazine Mon, 24 Jun 2019 10:02:47 +0000 en-US hourly 1 https://wordpress.org/?v=5.1.1 Post-Budget – economic performance trend 2017-18 http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/2019/06/24/post-budget-economic-performance-trend-2017-18/ http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/2019/06/24/post-budget-economic-performance-trend-2017-18/#respond Sun, 23 Jun 2019 19:53:24 +0000 http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/?p=29760 Image from https://www.asiatimes.com/ Pakistan’s growth rate of GDP has reached a new high. According to the data released by the Central Bank of Pakistan, the constant price calculation based on the 2005-06 fiscal year, the GDP growth rate of the 2017-18 financial year hit a 13-year high of 5.8%, an increase of 0.4 percentage points …

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Interest rates and impact on the economy http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/2019/05/06/interest-rates-and-impact-on-the-economy/ http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/2019/05/06/interest-rates-and-impact-on-the-economy/#respond Sun, 05 May 2019 19:58:57 +0000 http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/?p=28427 State Bank of Pakistan (SBP) is in a monetary tightening phase raising discount rates continuously for the last few months but persistent demand pressure in the economy is forcing it to add certain basis points in this quarter as well. Central bank is taking certain corrective measures to prevent the economy from high inflation, growing …

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Impact of rising inflation http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/2019/05/06/impact-of-rising-inflation/ http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/2019/05/06/impact-of-rising-inflation/#respond Sun, 05 May 2019 19:53:18 +0000 http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/?p=28353 The Consumer Price Index (CPI) inflation in Pakistan increased by 8.8% in April 2019 as compared to an increase of 9.4% in the previous month and 3.7%, a year ago, according to the Pakistan Bureau of Statistics (PBS). The CPI increased by 0.1.3% month-on-month basis in April over previous month. The Wholesale Price Index (WPI) …

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Consumer price index rises to 9.4pc in March http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/2019/04/29/consumer-price-index-rises-to-9-4pc-in-march/ http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/2019/04/29/consumer-price-index-rises-to-9-4pc-in-march/#respond Sun, 28 Apr 2019 19:44:19 +0000 http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/?p=28140 The developing economies like Pakistan, which has a small economy, exports are limited to few main commodities/products and also concentrated too few markets, a large import bill and an ever rising the size population to feed, has poorly hit by inflation. The rapidly rising inflation has disturbed all segments of the society. As it has …

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Uptrend in CPI, SPI & WPI http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/2019/03/04/uptrend-in-cpi-spi-wpi/ http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/2019/03/04/uptrend-in-cpi-spi-wpi/#respond Sun, 03 Mar 2019 19:45:21 +0000 http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/?p=26243 The Pakistan Bureau of Statistics (PBS) calculated that the Consumer Price Index (CPI) general rose by 7.2 percent on year-over-year (YoY) basis during January 2019 as against to a rise of 6.2 percent in the last month and 4.4 percent during January 2018. On month-on-month (MoM) basis, it grew by 1.0 percent during January 2019 …

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CPI, SPI Inflation grow in August 2018 http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/2018/10/01/cpi-spi-inflation-grow-in-august-2018/ http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/2018/10/01/cpi-spi-inflation-grow-in-august-2018/#respond Sun, 30 Sep 2018 19:45:38 +0000 http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/?p=20980 According to the statement published by Pakistan bureau of statistics (PBS), the Consumer Price Index (CPI) inflation general grew by 5.8 percent on year-on-year (YoY) basis during August 2018 as against to a rise of 5.8 percent in the last month and 3.4 percent during August 2017. On month-on-month (MoM) basis, it grew by 0.2 …

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Rising prices of food and non food items http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/2018/07/30/rising-prices-of-food-and-non-food-items/ http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/2018/07/30/rising-prices-of-food-and-non-food-items/#respond Sun, 29 Jul 2018 19:47:16 +0000 http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/?p=18574 The Pakistan Bureau of Statistics (PBS) recorded in the report published in June 2018 that the prices of top few commodities, which increased from previous month are; tomatoes (41.66%), potatoes (6.78%), onion (6.18%), fresh fruits (5.47%), spices (1.41%), meat (1.04%), wheat flour (1.00%), wheat (0.85%), vegetables ghee (0.74%), dry fruits (0.70%), tea (0.68%), sugar (0.62%), …

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Rate of inflation and affects on daily life http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/2018/04/02/rate-inflation-affects-daily-life/ http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/2018/04/02/rate-inflation-affects-daily-life/#respond Sun, 01 Apr 2018 21:30:16 +0000 http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/?p=15046 World Bank expects the inflation rate to rise to 6 percent by the end of 2017-18 Inflation refers to price rise of important essential commodities like wheat, flour, milk, meat, medical services and other essential services of life etc. Inflation affects the whole social framework of society including economy of the country, production and political …

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Consumer Price Index http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/2017/11/20/consumer-price-index-47/ http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/2017/11/20/consumer-price-index-47/#respond Sun, 19 Nov 2017 19:35:33 +0000 http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/?p=11600 It is one of the best known lagging indicators. The consumer price index expresses the current prices of a basket of goods and services in terms of the prices during the same period in a previous year, to show effect of inflation on purchasing power. INFLATION RATES MONTH ON MONTH BASIS (%) (BASE 2007 – …

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Consumer Price Index http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/2017/11/13/consumer-price-index-46/ http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/2017/11/13/consumer-price-index-46/#respond Sun, 12 Nov 2017 19:35:12 +0000 http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/?p=11317 It is one of the best known lagging indicators. The consumer price index expresses the current prices of a basket of goods and services in terms of the prices during the same period in a previous year, to show effect of inflation on purchasing power. INFLATION RATES MONTH ON MONTH BASIS (%) (BASE 2007 – …

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