Pakistan December CPI up 29.7% y/y — statistics bureau

KARACHI: Pakistan’s consumer price index for December rose 29.7 percent from a year before, data from the country’s Bureau of Statistics showed on Monday, according to Reuters.

The country of 241 million people experienced its highest ever inflation in 2023, with its currency dipping to historic lows until a $3 billion IMF bailout averted an imminent sovereign default in July.

Monthly inflation for December registered a 0.8 percent rise from the previous month.

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