Deflation hits 0.2 percent in Azerbaijan in July
Azerbaijan, Baku, August 6 /Trend, N.Ismayilova/
In July, consumer prices and tariffs for services in Azerbaijan dropped 0.2 percent compared to the previous month, said the State Statistics Committee. Over seven months, inflation was 4.9 percent compared to January-July last year.
During the month, food prices dropped by 0.7 percent, the tariffs for paid services provided to the population grew by 0.9 percent, while prices for industrial goods remained unchanged compared to the last month.
Last month, prices dropped for such foodstuffs as bread, chicken and chicken thighs, fresh fish, canned fish, hard and processed cheese, butter, sugar and granulated sugar, bananas, apples, pears, plum, peaches, watermelons, melons, tomatoes, cucumbers, eggplant, beans, onions, potatoes.
In addition to reduction, during the month, rise in prices was also observed for food products, including prices for wheat flour, semolina and buckwheat, beef and lamb, cooked sausage, unpasteurized milk, sour cream, margarine, cheese, cheese, eggs, olive and corn oil, lemon, cherry and sour cherry, cabbage, greens, garlic, carrots, beets.
In July, of paid services rendered to the population, tariffs rose for the export of the passengers outside the country by air and rail transport and payment for education.