Tag: PBS

Average inflation rates increases by 10.08pc in country: SBP

CPI Base Year (2015-16) revealed for the period July-September (2019-20) increased by more than 10 Percent over July-September (2018-19. The Urban CPI with base...

CPI & gas tariff: improved yet overstated

It will be a while before the new realities of inflation computation are absorbed by the analyst community, the market, and the policymakers. That is...

Weekly inflation goes up 0.76 percent

SPI recorded at 125.29 points against 124.34 points Average prices of 5 items decrease SPI for the combined consumption group increases of 17.30 percent ...

Merchandize trade deficit shrinks 32.96pc in July

ISLAMABAD: The country's merchandize trade deficit plunged by 32.96 percent during the first month of the current fiscal year (2019-20) as the deficit of the...

New CPI – new realities

The wait is over. The rebased CPI came with a good news of almost one percentage point reduction in CPI for August, as compared to...

August inflation accelerates to 10.49pc: PBS

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan's consumer inflation edged up to 10.49 percent year-on-year in August, accelerating slightly from 10.3 percent a month earlier, following the inclusion of rural...

Weekly inflation falls by 0.18pc

ISLAMABAD: The Sensitive Price Indicator (SPI) based weekly inflation for the week ended on August 29, 2019 for the combined income group decreased by 0.18...

President praises PBS data collection system

ISLAMABAD: President Dr Arif Alvi Tuesday appreciated Pakistan Bureau of Statistics (PBS) initiative of developing its electronic data collection system and expressed the hope that...

Weekly inflation up 1.35pc

ISLAMABAD: The weekly inflation for the week ended on July 11, for the combined income group, witnessed an increase of 1.35 percent as compared to...

Motorcycle production dips 2.93pc in 01 month

ISLAMABAD: The production of motorcycles during the first ten months of fiscal year 2018-19 decreased by 11.88 percent compared to the corresponding period of last...