ISLAMABAD: The trend of rising inflation continues in the country, while the prices of 30 essential items have increased in recent weeks.
According to the weekly inflation report of the Federal Department of Statistics, the inflation rate has increased slightly by 0.07 percent in the recent week, while the annual inflation rate has been 29.16 percent. According to the report, the price of tomatoes per kg has increased by more than 26 rupees in a week, and eggs have become more expensive by 11 rupees per dozen. According to the report, 200 grams of red ground chili became expensive by 43 rupees 36 paise, domestic cylinder of LPG by about 10 rupees, jaggery by 4 rupees, fresh milk by 35 paise. According to the report, an increase in the prices of 30 essential items including tomatoes, sugar, eggs, garlic, lentils, lentils, mung beans, LPG was recorded in a week. According to the report, the price of tomato rose by 26 rupees 32 paise, sugar by 6 rupees 63 paise, garlic by 8 rupees 4 paise, rice by 2 rupees 69 paise, lentils by 2 rupees 29 paise, lentil by 1 rupee 62 paise per kg.
According to the statistics agency, the price of a dozen eggs has increased by Rs 11 7 paise, the domestic LPG cylinder has gone up to Rs 13 57 paise in recent weeks.