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Monday 30 September 2019 - 16:14
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SCI surveys consumer inflation across Iran

Financial Tribune - The Statistical Center of Iran has released a new report, detailing consumer price changes in Iran's 31 provinces for the sixth month of the current Iranian year (Aug. 23-Sept. 22).

The report shows that growth in overall Consumer Price Index was the highest (1.7%) for Qom Province during the month compared with the previous month.

This is while Kurdestan Province posted a month-on-month deflation of 1.6% last month.

The overall CPI calculated for the country (using the Iranian year to March 2017 as the base year) stood at 181.7 in the same month, indicating a 0.5% rise compared with the previous month.

Ilam Provinces goods and services consumer inflation registered a rise of 46.2% during the month year-on-year, the highest among all provinces.

The CPI increase YOY was the lowest for Fars Province with 29.8% compared with that of other Iranian provinces.

The overall goods and services CPI in Iran registered a YOY increase of 35% in the same month.
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