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Impact of rising inflation

Impact of rising inflation

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 …

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Uptrend in CPI, SPI & WPI

Uptrend in CPI, SPI & WPI

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 …

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Pakistan sees a slight fall in imports

Pakistan sees a slight fall in imports

The Ministry of Finance statistics showed that Pakistan’s imports are mostly concentrated in a few markets. The country’s imports from states like China, Saudi Arabia, UAE, and Indonesia constitutes greater than 50 percent of the total imports. During fiscal year …

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Rising prices of food and non food items

Rising prices of food and non food items

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%), …

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