02.Oct .2020 13:00

Products, which prices increased most in September

Products, which prices increased most in September
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Geostat published a new report on inflation. According to the document, average price rate increased by 3.8 percent. Price increase has mostly impacted on food and non-alcoholic beverages: the prices in the group increased by 6.3 percent, contributing 1.97 percentage points to the overall annual inflation rate.

Within the group the prices increased for the following subgroups:

coffee, tea and cocoa (14.4 percent),
fish (11.7 percent),
oils and fats (11.1 percent),
bread and cereals (8.7 percent),
fruit and grapes (8.2 percent),
milk, cheese and eggs (6.1 percent),
meat (5.7 percent),
mineral waters,
soft drinks, fruit and vegetable juices (5.1 percent)
sugar, jam, honey, chocolate and confectionery (4.1 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 (12.0 percent) and medical products, appliances and equipment (9.4 percent);

Alcoholic beverages and tobacco: the prices increased by 8.9 percent, with a relevant contribution of 0.59 percentage points to the overall annual inflation rate. The prices increased for both tobacco (13.3 percent) and alcoholic beverages (5.1 percent);

Miscellaneous goods and services: the prices went up by 9.1 percent, which resulted in a 0.51 percentage point contribution to the overall annual inflation rate. The prices were higher for the following subgroups: personal effects n.e.c (30.3 percent) and personal care (13.0 percent).