'Communications' Inflation at 12.9%
EghtesadOnline: The average Consumer Price Index of the "communications" group in the 12-month period ending April 19, which marks the end of the first month of the current Iranian year, increased by 12.9% compared with the previous year’s corresponding period.
According to the Statistical Center of Iran, CPI stood at 150.9 for the month under review, indicating a 1.3% growth compared with the month before.
The index, with a coefficient of 2.87%, registered a year-on-year increase of 4.2%.
The overall average goods and services CPI in the 12-month period ending April 19, increased by 32.2% compared with the corresponding period of the year before, latest data released by SCI show.
The consumer inflation for the month under review (March 20-April 19) registered a year-on-year increase of 19.8% compared with the similar month of the previous Iranian year.
The overall CPI (using the Iranian year to March 2017 as the base year) stood at 204.8 for the month, indicating a 2.1% rise compared with the month before.