03.Jul .2020 11:53

Fruit price increased by 46%, meat – by 13.2%, dairy products – by 17.2% in June

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Geostat published report on inflation of the previous month. According to the report, the annual inflation rate amounted to 6.1 percent. The annual inflation rate was mainly influenced by price changes for the following groups:

Food and non-alcoholic beverages: the prices in the group increased by 13.6 percent, contributing 4.15 percentage points to the overall annual inflation rate. Within the group the prices increased for the following subgroups: fruit and grapes (46.5 percent), milk, cheese and eggs (17.2 percent), fish (15.8 percent), coffee, tea and cocoa (14.8 percent), oils and fats (13.5 percent), meat (13.1 percent), sugar, jam, honey, chocolate and confectionery (12.6 percent), bread and cereals (10.0 percent) and mineral waters, soft drinks, fruit and vegetable juices (9.3 percent);

Health: the prices went up by 7.5 percent, contributing 0.61 percentage points to the overall annual inflation rate. The prices increased for out-patient services (11.6 percent) and medical products, appliances and equipment (10.2 percent);

Transport: the prices went down by 8.6 percent, which resulted in a -1.08 percentage point contribution to the overall annual inflation rate. The prices decreased for operation of personal transport equipment (-11.8 percent).