Prices for consumer products down by 0.2 percent in Azerbaijan in July
Azerbaijan, Baku, August 16 / Trend N. Ismayilova /
In July 2010, prices for consumer goods and tariffs for services decreased by 0.2 percent compared to the previous month, and increased by 4.9 percent in January-July compared to the same period of 2009, the State Statistics Committee said today.
Food prices cheapened by 0.7 percent in July, prices for non-food goods remained unchanged, and the tariffs for services increased in price by 0.9 percent.
Food prices increased by 4.9 percent compared to January-July 2009, while non-food goods - by 1.8 percent, prices for services - 7.1 percent.
In July, base index of the consumer prices, calculated deducting goods and services incurring seasonal changes (fruits and vegetable) and being regulated by the Government made up 100.3% as compared to the previous month, increased by 0.2 percent, and 2.6 percent for a year compared to January-July 2009.