Türkiye's annual inflation hits 78.6% in June
Consumer price index sees 4.95% rise on monthly basis, says TurkStat
Türkiye's annual inflation rate was at 78.62% in June, the country's statistical authority said on Monday.
The consumer price index saw a 4.95% rise on a monthly basis, according to the Turkish Statistical Institute (TurkStat).
An Anadolu Agency's survey predicted that the consumer price index would rise 4.44% in June, while the economists surveyed forecast annual inflation would climb to 77.74%.
The lowest annual increase was in the communication sector with 23.74%.
It was followed by the clothing and footwear sector with 26.99%, education with 27.76%, and health with 39.34%.
The largest annual rises were seen in transportation with 123.37%, food and non-alcoholic beverages with 93.93%, and furnishings and household equipment with 81.14%.
Türkiye saw a 73.5% annual hike in consumer prices in May.Anadolu Agency website contains only a portion of the news stories offered to subscribers in the AA News Broadcasting System (HAS), and in summarized form. Please contact us for subscription options.