Inflation rate falls 0.3% in rural regions

March 30, 2021 - 13:48

TEHRAN- The Statistical Center of Iran (SCI) has announced that the inflation rate has fallen 0.3 percent in the country’s rural areas in the last month of the past Iranian calendar year (ended on March 20).

The SCI put the inflation rate at 53.3 percent in the rural regions in the last month.

The center has announced that the inflation rate in the twelve-month period ended on March 20, which marks the end of the last month of the past Iranian calendar year, stood at 36.4 percent, rising 2.2 percent from the figure for the twelve-month period ended on the last day of the eleventh month of that year.

Central Bank of Iran (CBI) in a statement last April had announced that the annual inflation rate for the current Iranian calendar year (ends on March 20) is set to be 22 percent.

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