SPI increases 0.24%


The Sensitive Price Indicator (SPI) for the week ended November 19, 2020 registered an increase of 0.24% for the combined income group, going up from 142.71 points during the week ended November 12, 2020 to 143.05 points in the week under review. The SPI for the combined income group rose 7.70% compared to the corresponding week of previous year. The SPI for the lowest income group increased 0.24% compared to the previous week. The index for the group stood at 150.95 points against 150.35 points in the previous week, according to provisional figures released by the Pakistan Bureau of Statistics (PBS). During the week, average prices of 13 items rose in a selected basket of goods, prices of 18 items fell and rates of remaining 20 goods recorded no change.

Source: tribune.com.pk