Inflation falls slightly to 9.24pc in April

A shopkeeper sells powdered spices at Kawran Bazar in Dhaka, Bangladesh on 28 May 2022
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The country’s inflation fell slightly to 9.24 per cent in April from 9.33 per cent in March, according to Bangladesh Bureau of Statistics (BBS).

The BBS published the latest data on inflation on Wednesday.

According to BBS, non-food inflation stood at 9.72 per cent in April while food inflation fell to 8.84 per cent from 9.09 per cent in March.

The overall inflation rate stood at 9.68 per cent in the urban areas and 8.92 per cent in the rural areas.