Inflation in Azerbaijan exceeded 5% in first quarter

Business Materials 15 April 2006 13:34 (UTC +04:00)

Rates of increase of prices for consumer goods and services in March 2006 made 1.3% over month, Trend reports with reference to figures provided by State Statistics committee. Prices for food products rose by 1.9% and nonfood by 0.1%. Service tariffs rose by 1.1%.

Inflation rates grew by 5.5% year-over-year. Prices for food rose by 6.4% and prices for nonfood by 4.6%, and service tariff by 3.9%.