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| 21 June 2021, Monday | النسخة العربية

CAS: 26 percent surge in prices in first four months

The Consumer Price Index (CPI) increased by 25.6 percent during the first four months of the year, when values are denominated in lira, according to the Central Administration of Statistics (CAS).

The CPI recorded 7.8 percent increase in April 2021 compared to its previous month.

CPI have increased 6.3 percent in Beirut governorate, 6.9 percent in Mount Lebanon, 10.7 percent in the North, 6.3 percent in Bekaa, 8.3 percent in the South, and 9.8 percent in Nabatieh.

The CPI recorded 121.7 percent increase in April 2021 compared to the same month in 2020.