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Iran’s Inflation Rate Rises To 15.4% In June

Iran’s inflation rate edged upwards to 15.4% in the Iranian month of Khordad, which ended on 21 June, from 14.2% in the month of Ordibehesht (ending on 21 May) and from 13.2% in the month of Farvardin (ending on 20 April), the head of the Subsidies Reform Organization Behrouz Moradi told ISNA on 20 July, quoting statistics from the Central Bank of Iran (CBI). Mr Moradi added that the rise in the inflation rate is a normal...