The Consumer Price Index (CPI) inflation rate slowed to 8.2 per cent year-on-year in May, the Pakistan Bureau of Statistics (PBS) said on Monday.
The inflation rate was 8.5pc in April, and currently stands at 10.94pc for the period from July to May, 2019-20.
CPI peaked in January, registering 14.56pc year-on-year. Food inflation, with a weight of 34.5pc in the overall number, was 12.24pc year-on-year for May, while transport inflation was recorded at -7.46pc for the same period.
Petroleum prices have fallen drastically in Pakistan over the last few weeks, in line with global prices.