SAWT BEIRUT INTERNATIONAL

| 3 August 2021, Tuesday |

Consumer price inflation reached 46.10%

The Central Statistics Administration in the Presidency of the Council of Ministers announced that “the consumer price index in Lebanon for the month of June 2021 recorded an increase of 9.71% compared to May 2021. This figure was recorded at the governorate level as follows:

In Beirut, an increase of 7.03%

In Mount Lebanon, an increase of 9.43%

An increase in the North Governorate of 10.96%

An increase in the Bekaa governorate of 9.62%

In the South Governorate, an increase of 12.23%

In Nabatiyeh, an increase of 9.66%

She noted that “the consumer price index in Lebanon for the month of June 2021 recorded an increase of 100.64% compared to June 2020. Also, consumer price inflation during the first six months of the year has reached 46.10%.”