EghtesadOnline: In an analytical report appraising measures taken to curb inflation, the Majlis Research Center says the government has resorted largely to temporary and micro measures to curb inflation and control liquidity but in doing so has failed to address macro variables.
EghtesadOnline: The average annual inflation gap measured by the Statistical Center of Iran among income deciles stood at 2% in the eighth Iranian month (Oct. 23-Nov. 21), indicating a 0.2 percentage point decline compared with the previous month’s 2.2%.
EghtesadOnline: The highest monthly growth in the Consumer Price Index among 12 groups of consumer goods and services purchased by households in the Iranian month ending Nov. 21 was recorded for “transportation” with 5.4%, which must be blamed on the rise in gasoline prices implemented on Nov. 15.
EghtesadOnline: Iranian households’ spending on cosmetics increased in the last Iranian year [ended March 20, 2019] compared with the year before, but consumption shows a decline due to inflation, the Persian economic daily Donya-e-Eqtesad reported, citing the Statistical Center of Iran's data.
EghtesadOnline: The average goods and services Consumer Price Index in Iran for the 12-month period ending Oct. 22 increased by 42% compared with last year’s corresponding period.
EghtesadOnline: The average price growth of goods and services was around 10% during the first half of the current Iranian year (March 21-Sept. 22).
EghtesadOnline: The advance in consumer prices slowed noticeably in the five-month period ending Sept. 22, prompting discussions about what led to this change.
EghtesadOnline: The Central Bank of Iran is now focused on the upcoming open market operation hoping that the monetary policy would help curb inflationary effects of the ballooning liquidity because previous measures failed to produce the desired results the bank’s governor said.
EghtesadOnline: The average goods and services Consumer Price Index in the 12-month period ending Aug. 22 increased by 42.2% compared with last year’s corresponding period, the Statistical Center of Iran's latest report shows.
EghtesadOnline: The governor of the Central Bank of Iran says the main function of the open market operation is to help fight inflation by regulating short-term interest rates in the interbank market.