Wholesale prices in Pakistan rose 3.3% year-on-year in August of 2020, up slightly from a 3.2% increase in July. It was the highest rate since April, mainly driven by prices of food, beverages & tobacco, textiles, apparel & leather products (10.9% vs 10.2%); agriculture, forestry & fishery products (10.1% vs 10.7%); metal products, machinery & equipment (13.4% vs 13.8%). In contrast, cost continued to plunge for other transportable goods except metal, machinery & equipment (-14.3% vs -13.4%). On a monthly basis, wholesale prices were up 1.3%, after jumping 5.4% in the previous month.

Producer Prices Change in Pakistan averaged 8.78 percent from 2000 until 2020, reaching an all time high of 35.90 percent in August of 2008 and a record low of -3.70 percent in March of 2015. This page provides - Pakistan Producer Prices Change- actual values, historical data, forecast, chart, statistics, economic calendar and news. Pakistan Wholesale Prices Change - data, historical chart, forecasts and calendar of releases - was last updated on September of 2020. source: Pakistan Bureau of Statistics

Producer Prices Change in Pakistan is expected to be 3.50 percent by the end of this quarter, according to Trading Economics global macro models and analysts expectations. Looking forward, we estimate Producer Prices Change in Pakistan to stand at 12.00 in 12 months time. In the long-term, the Pakistan Wholesale Prices Change is projected to trend around 4.00 percent in 2021, according to our econometric models.

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Pakistan Wholesale Prices Change

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
3.30 3.20 35.90 -3.70 2000 - 2020 percent Monthly
2015/2016=100, NSA


Calendar GMT Actual Previous Consensus TEForecast
2020-06-01 09:15 AM May 1.5% 5.1% 3.6%
2020-07-01 07:10 AM Jun 0.9% 1.5% 0.5%
2020-08-03 07:00 AM Jul 3.2% 0.9% -1.6%
2020-09-01 01:30 PM Aug 3.3% 3.2% 1.8%
2020-10-02 11:30 AM Sep 3.3% 3.5%
2020-11-06 11:30 AM Oct 2.5%
2020-12-02 11:30 AM Nov 3.0%


News Stream
Pakistan August Wholesale Inflation at 4-Month High
Wholesale prices in Pakistan rose 3.3% year-on-year in August of 2020, up slightly from a 3.2% increase in July. It was the highest rate since April, mainly driven by prices of food, beverages & tobacco, textiles, apparel & leather products (10.9% vs 10.2%); agriculture, forestry & fishery products (10.1% vs 10.7%); metal products, machinery & equipment (13.4% vs 13.8%). In contrast, cost continued to plunge for other transportable goods except metal, machinery & equipment (-14.3% vs -13.4%). On a monthly basis, wholesale prices were up 1.3%, after jumping 5.4% in the previous month.
2020-09-01
Pakistan July Wholesale Inflation Quickens to 3.2%
Wholesale prices in Pakistan surged 3.2% year-on-year in July of 2020, after increasing 0.9% in the previous month. That was the highest rate since April, pushed up by prices of agriculture, forestry & fishery products (10.7% vs 5.5% in June) and food, beverages & tobacco, textiles, apparel & leather products (10.2% vs 8%). In addition, costs decreased less for other transportable goods except metal, machinery & equipment (-13.4% vs -24.5%). On a monthly basis, wholesale prices jumped 5.4%, following a 0.3% drop in the previous month.
2020-08-03
Pakistan June Wholesale Inflation at Near 3-Year Low
Wholesale prices in Pakistan went up 0.9% year-on-year in June of 2020, easing further from a 1.5% increase in the previous month. That was the lowest rate since August of 2017, amid a decline in costs of other transportable goods except metal, machinery & equipment (-24.5% vs -25% in May). Also, there was a slowdown in prices of agriculture, forestry & fishery products (5.5% vs 8.3 percent); ores & minerals, electricity, gas & water (20.5% vs 22.4%) and metal products, machinery & equipment (15% vs 15.6%). In contrast, those of food, beverages & tobacco, textiles, apparel & leather products advanced further (8% vs 7.3%). On a monthly basis, wholesale prices dropped 0.3%, after falling 2.1% in the prior month.
2020-07-01
Pakistan May Wholesale Inflation Nears 3-Year Low of 1.5%
Wholesale prices in Pakistan increased 1.5 percent year-on-year in May of 2020, decelerating sharply from a 5.1 percent rise in the previous month. It was the lowest rate since August of 2017, as prices continued to plunge for other transportable goods except metal, machinery and equipment (-25 percent vs -11.3 percent in April). In addition, there was a slowdown in those of food, beverages & tobacco, textiles, apparel & leather products (7.3 percent vs 8.1 percent). On a monthly basis, wholesale prices declined 2.1 percent, after falling 2.6 percent in the previous month.
2020-06-01

Pakistan Wholesale Prices Change
Producer prices change refers to year over year change in price of goods and services sold by manufacturers and producers in the wholesale market during a given period.