Over the first four months of this year, Tajikistan’s inflation rate has stood at 4.4 , which was 0.7% higher than in the same period last year, according to the National Bank of Tajikistan (NBT).
Last month, Tajikistan’s inflation rate reportedly stood at 1.2%, which was 0.3% lower than in the same period last year.
In March, Tajikistan’s inflation rate stood at 1.5%.
In February, inflation reportedly stood at 1.1%, which was 0.5% higher compared to January.
In January, Tajikistan’s inflation stood at 0.6%, which was 0.8% lower than in January 2016.
Tajikistan’s inflation rate for period from April 2016 to April 2017 reportedly stood at 8.1%.
The government reportedly expects the year-end inflation to stand at 7%.
The year-end inflation for 2016 stood at 6.1%, which was 0.9% lower than forecast.
Tajik central bank notes that an average monthly inflation rate last year was 0.5%.
In 2016, the highest inflation rate was reported in January – 1.4%. The lowest inflation rate last year was reported in March, May and October – 0.2%. (News.tj/Business World Magazine)