Before Eid, all records of inflation were broken in the country. Weekly inflation reached the highest level in the country’s history at 47.23%. According to ARY News, the statistics agency has released a report indicating that there was a further increase of 0.51% in inflation in the past week, with 29 items becoming more expensive and 8 becoming cheaper.
In the past week, the prices of 14 essential items remained stable, while LPG became 4.75% and petrol became 3.67% more expensive.
The report states that the price of potatoes increased by 3.79%, tea by 3.61%, and chicken by 2%. In a week, the price of a box of matches increased by 2.51% and bananas became 1.68% more expensive.
Similarly, the prices of rice, jaggery, eggs, mutton, beef, and milk have also increased, while the price of tomatoes has decreased by 13.11% and onions by 4.62%.
There has also been a decrease in the prices of flour, sugar, and garlic this week, breaking records.