State Statistics Committee has published the inflation rate of consumer prices in August 2020.
In August 2020, consumer prices and tariffs rose by an average of 0.5 percent.
According to the State Statistics Committee, if changes in fruit and vegetable prices not included, this figure was 0.8 percent.
In January-August 2020, consumer prices rose on average by 4.8 percent.
The average annual increase in the price of goods and services (compared to August 2019) was 11.7 percent.
In August 2019, the prices of goods and services increased by 2.9 percent (3.2 percent – not including changes in fruit and vegetable prices).
In January-August 2019, the prices of goods and services increased by an average of 8.2 percent. This year, the prices of goods and services were 16.5 percent higher compared to August 2019.
The average monthly growth of the consumer price index was 0.6 percent in January-August 2020, which was 1.0 percent in the same period of 2019.