Inflation rose by 0.07 percentage point to 7.04 percent in July on the back of an increase in non-food price.
The inflation rate was 6.97 percent in June.
Inflation rate on the food items came down to 7.94 percent in July, which was 8.00 percent in June.
Non-food inflation saw a rise of 0.26 percentage points to 5.71 percent in July against the previous month’s 5.45 percent.
Golam Mostafa Kamal, director general of the Bangladesh Bureau of Statistics, revealed the data at a press briefing at its office today.