Inflation hits 1% in Kazakhstan in Sept.
Baku, Azerbaijan, Oct. 2
By Elena Kosolapova - Trend:
The inflation amounted to 1 percent in Kazakhstan in September, the Statistics Committee of the Kazakh National Economy Ministry said.
Food prices increased by 0.6 percent, paid services - by 0.7 percent, nonfood items - by 2 percent last month.
The inflation has hit 4.8 percent in Kazakhstan since early 2015. The food prices increased by 5.2 percent, paid services - by 5 percent, non-food items - by 4.2 percent.
The prices on bananas increased by 15.8 percent, sugar - by 13.4 percent, eggs - by 10.8 percent, oranges - 6 percent, dried fruits and nuts - by 5.1 percent, lemons - 3.5 percent, poultry - by 2.8 percent, fish and seafood - by 2 percent, coffee, tea and cocoa - by 1.7 percent, sunflower oil - by 1.6 percent, rice - by 1.4 percent, fruit and vegetable juices - by 1.3 percent, pasteurized, canned milk, cheese - by 1.1 percent, olive oil - by 0.9 percent, raw milk - by 0.8 percent, cereals - by 0.7 percent, rolls and buns, dairy products, curd, confectionery products - by 0.6 percent in September. The prices on fresh vegetables decreased by 10.9 percent, potatoes - by 8.9 percent, grapes - by 7 percent, pears - 3.4 percent, apples - by 1.6 percent.
The prices on cars increased by 3.7 percent, pharmaceutical products - 2 percent, furniture and household goods - 1.8 percent, clothing and footwear, detergents and cleaning products, stationery and drawing tools - 1 percent, household appliances - 0.9 percent, textile products - 0.7 percent, personal use items - 0.5 percent. Petrol price increased by 13.2 percent, diesel fuel - by 1.1 percent.
The prices on education services increased by 2.3 percent, recreation services - 1.6 percent, hotel, entertainment and cultural services - by 0.5 percent.
The tariffs for gas transported through distribution networks increased by 3.4 percent, cold water - by 2.2 percent, housing maintenance - by 0.6 percent, electricity - by 0.4 percent, garbage collection, sewerage services - by 0.3 percent.
Edited by CN
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