Price for oil, gasoline and diesel fuel drops in Kazakhstan
Kazakhstan, Astana, Aug.1 /Trend, D. Mukhtarov /
In Kazakhstan, price of propane and butane decreased by 15.9 percent in July, kerosene - 12.5 percent, oil - 9.4 percent, diesel fuel - 6.5 percent, fuel oil - 3.2 percent, gasoline - 2 percent, Kazakh Statistics Agency said on Wednesday.
At the same time, a 1.9-percent increase was recorded in prices for natural gas, metallic ores - 1.8 percent, and coal - 0.3 percent.
According to the Agency, aluminum prices during the month fell by 17.5 percent, lead - 7.7 percent, raw zinc - 4.5 percent, rolled ferrous metals - 2.5 percent, ferroalloys - rose 2.5 percent, copper - by 1.5 percent.
Wheat flour rose by 2.7 percent, vegetable oil - 1.2 percent, fish - one percent, poultry meat - 0.9 percent, pasta - 0.5 percent, cereals- 0.3 percent. Dairy products and meat fell in price by 0.2 percent.