Macro Analysis /
Pakistan

Pakistan Economy: Energy prices push CPI to 22-month high in December

  • Inflation in Pakistan continues to rise, at a 22-month high of 12.3% in December

  • Recent increase in base power tariff and cost of transport are major drivers of the worse outturn

  • The SBP has guided for a probable status quo stance in January MPS, even as inflation remains high

Saad Ali
Saad Ali

Head of Research

Yusra Beg
Yusra Beg

Senior Investment Analyst

Intermarket Securities
3 January 2022