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Increase in petroleum prices causes inflation to rise 4.2%

ISLAMABAD: The pace of inflation increased to 4.2% in February owing to the surge in prices of petroleum products and perishable food items, Pakistan Bureau of Statistics (PBS) said Thursday. The annual inflation rate measured by the Consumer Price Index (CPI), which captures the prices of 481 commodities in urban centres, was recorded at 4.22% in February compared with the same ... Read More »