ISLAMABAD  - The SPI for the week ended on February 14, for the lowest income group up to Rs 8,000, registered decrease of 0.02PC as compared to the previous week.The SPI for the week under review in the above mentioned group was recorded at 185.48 points against 185.52 points registered in the previous week, according to provisional figures of PBS. The weekly SPI has been computed with base 2007-2008=100, covering 17 urban centers and 53 essential items for all income groups and combined. The SPI for the combined group decreased by 0.01 per cent as it came down from 190.75 points in the previous week to 190.73 points in the week under review.As compared to the corresponding week of last year, the SPI for the combined group in the week under review witnessed increase of 6.67 per cent. As compared to the last week, the SPI for the income groups from Rs 8001-12,000, 12,001-18,000 and 18001-35,000 decreased by 0.02 per cent, 0.01 per cent and 0.01pc respectively while the SPI for the income group above Rs 35,000 decreased by 0.01 per cent. During the week under review, average prices of 12 items registered decrease, while that of 14 items increase with the remaining 27 items’ prices remaining unchanged.The items which registered decrease in their prices during the week under review included egg hen (farm), lPG (11Kg cylinder), potatoes, vegetable ghee (tin), garlic, wheat flour, sugar, wheat, gram pulse (washed), vegetable ghee (loose), gur and bananas dozen. The items which recorded increase in their average prices included onion, tomato, salt powder, chicken live (farm), cooked beef (plate), masoor pulse (washed), rice irri-6, cooking oil (tin), washing soap, mash pulse (washed), red chillies (powder), shirting, moong pulse (washed) and rice basmati-broken.The items with no change in their average prices during the week under review included bread plain, beef, mutton, milk fresh, curd, milk powder, mustard oil, tea, cooked dal (plate), tea prepared (cup), cigarettes, log cloth, lawn, georgette, sandal gents, chappal, sandal ladies, electric charges, gas charges, kerosene oil, fire wood, energy charges, match box, petrol, diesel, telephone call and bath soap.