The SPI for the group stood at 209.07 points against 208.44 points in the previous week
ISLAMABAD: The Sensitive Price Indicator (SPI) for the week ended October 1 registered an increase of 0.30% over the previous week for the lowest income group. The SPI for the group stood at 209.07 points against 208.44 points in the previous week, according to provisional figures released by the Pakistan Bureau of Statistics. The SPI for the combined income group rose 0.12% from 217.06 points in the previous week to 217.31 points in the week under review. Compared to the corresponding week of last year, the SPI for the combined income group rose 0.13%. During the week, average prices of 10 items fell in a selected basket of goods, prices of 13 items rose and rates of remaining 30 goods recorded no change.
Published in The Express Tribune, October 3rd, 2015.
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