SAWT BEIRUT INTERNATIONAL

| 17 May 2021, Monday | النسخة العربية

Central Statistics: Prices inflated by 16,5% during first quarter of this year

The Central Statistics Administration announced that the consumer price index in Lebanon for the month of March 2021 recorded an increase of 8.33% for the month of February 2021, and this figure at the governorate level also recorded the following:

– An increase of 7,21in the Beirut governorate

– an increase of 8,70 %in the Mount Lebanon governorate

– an increase of 7,75 % in the North Governorate
– an increase of 7,92% in the Bekaa governorate

– an increase of 9,02% in the South Governorate

– An increase of 8,81%. in the Nabatiyeh governorate

It indicated in a statement that the consumer price index in Lebanon for the month of March 2021 recorded an increase of 157.86% compared to March 2020.

Price inflation during the first quarter of this year was also recorded at 16.5%.