Inflation in Bangladesh breaks all previous records

Dhaka: Inflation in Bangladesh has broken all records in the last ten years due to the skyrocketing prices of food items.

In this regard, according to the official data, inflation in Bangladesh increased to 9.52 percent in August, which is the highest in 10 years, which is mainly due to the increase in food prices.

Apart from this, the overall inflation of the country was slightly lower at 9.10% in September, According to a foreign news agency report, Planning Minister MA Manan told the media that the figures published by the Bangladesh Bureau of Statistics (BBS). Data showed that food inflation rose to 9.94 percent in August, the highest since April 2012.However, non-food inflation rose to 9.13 percent in September from 8.85 percent in August.

He said that due to high food prices amid uncertainty arising from the Russia-Ukraine war, inflation in Bangladesh has been on the rise for the past several months. He stressed the need to increase food production at the surface.

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