Pakistan inflation falls to 3.24 percent in February: PBS

02 Mar, 2015 4:56 pm

ISLAMABAD (Reuters) – Pakistan’s annual inflation fell to 3.24 percent in February from 3.96 percent in January, the Pakistan Bureau of Statistics said on Monday, with the key factor being a fall in fuel prices.

On a month-on-month basis, prices rose 0.92 percent in February.

Average inflation in the period from July to February was 5.45 percent.

Falling fuel prices were a major contributor to the decline in prices, said Shaukat Khan, the director of the bureau of statistics.

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