Pakistan Market Price Bulletin, January 2013

from World Food Programme
Published on 31 Jan 2013 View Original


  • In December, general inflation, based on Consumer Price Index (CPI), increased by 7.9 percent year-on-year basis compared to 6.9 percent in the previous month.

  • Price of domestic wheat and wheat flour increased further in December.

  • Marginal fluctuations were observed in prices of essential food commodities except that of poultry products which went up significantly.

  • Price of global wheat decreased significantly while marginal decrease was observed in supply.

  • The price of Compact Natural Gas (CNG) increased by about 21 percent.

  • Purchasing power of poor households deteriorated further in December.