Inflation rate reaches 0.3 percent in Kazakhstan this September
Azerbaijan, Baku, Oct. 3 / Trend, E.Ostapenko/
The consumer price index (CPI) made up 100.3 percent in Kazakhstan in September 2011 compared to August 2011, Novosti-Kazakhstan reported on Monday referring to Kazakhstan's Statistics Agency.
In particular, food prices fell by 0.2 percent, non-food products rose by 0.4 percent, while prices and tariffs for paid services amounted to 1 percent.
For the period from December 2010 to September 2011 prices and tariffs for consumer goods and services increased by 6.2 percent, for food products by 7.9 percent, non-foods by 4 percent, and paid services by 6.4 percent.
Average living wage per capita decreased by 2.8 percent in September 2011 compared to August and by 17.4 percent compared to September 2010.
Living wage amounted 16,844 tenge ($114) in Kazakhstan in August, including food-basket (10,106 tenge or $68) and non-food basket (6,738 tenge or $45).