Tanzeel ul Rehman

Tanzeel Ul Rehman

A young, energetic and goal oriented person, having nine years of responsible Risk Management, Audit & Regulatory Compliance and Finance experience coupled with MBA majored in Finance. He tweets as @TanzeelulRehman (twitter.com/TanzeelulRehman)

Inflating food prices and deflating wallets: Don’t blame the government, blame yourself

Inflation is one of the hot topics in Pakistan these days. There has been a drastic increase in the general level of prices in recent years. As per the press release of the Pakistan Bureau of Statistics (PBS), the Consumer Price Index (CPI) as of November 2013 stood at 191.21 index points compared to 172.42 index points in the corresponding month last year. It is pertinent to note that the CPI has increased from record lows of 62.82 index points in July 2001 to skyrocketing 191.21 index points within 13 years. According to the PBS, the category that has the highest weight in the CPI ...

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