Bahrain’s inflation rate rose 1.2% year-on-year in March, data released by Information and e-Government Authority (IGA) showed.
Month-on-month, the GCC nation’s consumer price index (CPI) inched up 0.8% to 133.7 points, compared to 132.6 points in February, the state-run body added.
Bahrain’s inflation rate increased by 1.2% in the first three months of 2019, the IGA noted.
The country’s CPI advanced to 132.9 points in the three-month period ended last March, against 131.3 points during Q1-18.
The kingdom started the introduction of the value-added tax as of January.