Inflation in Pakistan reached a three-month high
According to the weekly inflation report by the Federal Bureau of Statistics, inflation has risen by 1.24 per cent in the last one week alone, pushing inflation in the country to a three-month high.
According to the data, onions have gone up by Rs 8 to Rs 75 per kg, tomatoes by Rs 128 per kg and eggs by Rs 160 per dozen during the last week.
According to the Federal Bureau of Statistics, sugar is being sold at Rs 110 per kg in Islamabad while 20 kg flour is being sold at Rs 1,380 to Rs 1,500 in Karachi.
The data further said that in the first week of October, the inflation rate has reached 11.28 per cent, the inflation rate has increased by 1.24 per cent in a single week, while the price of chicken has gone up by Rs 10 to Rs 172 per kg. That the prices of potatoes and lentils have also gone up.
According to the data, prices of four commodities including banana, dal, mung bean, mash and ghar declined marginally last week while prices of 23 items including ghee, coking oil, chilli and tea remained stable.