Pakistan Market Price Bulletin December 2012
In November, General inflation, based on the Consumer Price Index (CPI), increased by 6.9% year-on-year basis compared to 7.7% in the previous month.
The price of main staple cereals reached an all-time high in November.
The Government increased the wheat support price from Rs.1,050 per 40 kg to Rs.1,200 per 40 kg.
Prices of poultry products increased significantly, whereas marginal fluctuations were observed in prices of other major food commodities.
Global wheat production as well as supply increased while price continued to rise.
Prices of petroleum products experienced marginal decrease.
Purchasing power of the low income earners went slightly down in November.