Variations in export, import price indices reviewed for Q4

Financial Tribune – The average annual EPI inflation in the fourth quarter of last Iranian year (Dec. 22, 2019-March 19) was at 80.9% in rial terms and 5.9% in dollar terms. For IPI, it stood at 240% and 51.3% respectively

The Statistical Center of Iran has published a report reviewing changes in Export Price Index and Import Price Index in the fourth quarter of last Iranian year (Dec. 22, 2019-March 19).

The Export Price Index, a relative 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 620.2 in Q4 in terms of rial, registering a 9.2% increase compared with the quarter before and a 59.6% rise compared with the same quarter of the year before.

The average EPI during the four-quarter period leading to March 19 witnessed an 80.9% growth compared with the preceding year’s corresponding period.