SCI reports Q3 rise in EPI, IPI inflations

Financial Tribune – Export Price Index, an indicator measuring the overall change in prices for goods and services sold abroad, (using the year ending March 2012 as a base year), stood at 568.1 in Iran for the third quarter of the current Iranian year (Sept. 23-Dec. 21, 2019) in terms of rial, registering a 17.4% increase compared with the previous quarter and an 81.3% rise compared with the same quarter of the year before.

According to data released by the Statistical Center of Iran, the average EPI during the four quarters leading to Dec. 21 witnessed a 93.7% growth year-on-year.

In dollar terms, the three-month period saw EPI stand at 140.1, registering no change quarter-on-quarter but a rise of 0.7% year-on-year.