Inflation rate in the country rose to new heights in the month of June 2020. As per to the Bureau of Statistics, inflation reached 8.59% in June 2020, compared to 8.2% in May and 8% in June 2019.
The inflation rate in the fiscal year 2019-2020 was 10.74%, The prices of eggs rose by 21.7%, tomatoes by 13%, flour by 12%, wheat by 10.83%, spices by 5.4% and vegetables by 4% in June.
In June’s annual terms, prices of potatoes rose by 72%, lentils 71%, eggs 44%, lentils 34%, wheat flour 24%, spices 29%, ghee 24%, tomato 13.9%, cooking oil 20% and furniture prices hiked by 10%.
As per to the statistics bureau, gas prices rose 54%, while construction material prices rose 12%.
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