12:02 / 01.10.2020
Inflation at 1.4% in September
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The average level of consumer prices and tariffs for the month increased by 1.4% in September, State Statistics Committee said.

In January-September 2020, prices and tariffs in the consumer market increased by an average of 6.3%. In annual terms (compared to September 2019), the average increase in prices and tariffs for goods and services amounted to 11.7%.

Foodstuffs in September this year on average rose by 2.2%, non-food products – by 1%, services – by 0.5%.

In general, in January-September, the level of prices for food products increased by 7.5%, non-food products – by 6%, services – by 4.5%.

In September, the most significant price increases were recorded for eggs (6.5%), meat, poultry, fish (3.8%), fruits and vegetables (3%). Fat and oil products increased in price over the month by 2.3%, bakery products – by 1.2%, dairy products – by 1%, sugar, tea and other food products – by 0.5%, alcoholic and non-alcoholic drinks – by 0, 4% and 0.2%.