March 18, 2023

Soaring energy, food costs keep weekly inflation on front burner

KARACHI: Weekly inflation increased 0.96 percent week-on-week and 45.64 percent year-on-year, the highest since September last year, as prices of essentials continued to surge.Pakistan Bureau of Statistics data issued on Friday attributed the surge in the sensitive price indicator to the increase in prices of tomatoes , tea , lawn , diesel , potatoes , bananas , shirting , sugar , wheat flour , petrol , cooking oil 5 litre , vegetable ghee 2.5kg ,On the other hand, the PBS noted a decrease...