Pakistan inflation rate increases in September

PAKISTAN’S annual inflation rate rose to 3.88 percent in September from 3.56 percent in August, mainly due to an increase in food prices, the country’s Bureau of Statistics said on October 3.

On a month-on-month basis, prices increased by 0.20 percent in September, the bureau said.

The steepest rise in prices was in staple items garlic and pulses.