Annual inflation hits 10.43 percent in Turkey
Azerbaijan, Baku, April 3 / Trend, A.Taghiyeva /
The Consumer Price Index (CPI) in Turkey increased by 10.43 percent in March 2012 compared to the same month in 2011, the Turkish Statistical Institute's report on its website says on Tuesday.
Inflation hit 0.41 percent in March compared to the previous month.
The highest increase in consumer prices - 1.15 percent - was observed in transport sector in March.
A CPI increase was observed in the entertainment and culture sector at 0.25 percent, in housing at 0.65 percent, in the restaurant and hotel business at 0.76 percent, and in other service sectors at 0.67 percent, in sale of furniture and domestic appliances - 0.91 percent.
Compared to the same month of 2011, the CPI increased by 18.47 percent in March in the alcoholic beverage and tobacco goods sector, by 16.53 percent - in other service sectors, 10.84 percent - in transport sector, 11.25 percent in food and soft drinks sector, 11.76 percent - sale of furniture and domestic appliances.