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As prices rose in February for vegetables, fruit and alcohol

Как росли цены в феврале на овощи, фрукты и алкогольSince the beginning of the year, consumer prices rose 1.5%.

Inflation in the consumer market in February 2019 compared to January 2019 0.5%.

This is evidenced by the state statistics Committee.

According to the data of the statistical Agency, since the beginning of the year, consumer prices rose 1.5%.

As noted, in the consumer market in February, prices for food and non-alcoholic beverages rose 0.9%.

“Most of all (by 6.6% and 3.6%) grew vegetables and fruit. 1.9-0.6% of the increased prices for grain products, fish and fish products, bread, sugar, pasta, milk and dairy products, butter. At the same time, 3.6% and 0.8% for cheaper eggs, meat and meat products, rice,” – said in the message.

Prices of alcoholic beverages and tobacco rose 1.2%, including tobacco products – by 1.7%, alcoholic beverages – by 0.8%. Clothing and footwear fell by 3.5%, in particular, footwear – 3.7% – 3.3%.

“The growth of prices (tariffs) for housing, water, electricity, gas and other fuels by 0.5% was due to increase of tariffs for water supply by 1.8%, hot water, heating – 1.5%, the maintenance of houses and house adjoining territories – by 1.2%, Sewerage – by 1.1%,” according to the state statistics service.

According to the report, the decline in prices for transport in General by 0.1%, mainly caused by a reduction in the cost of fuel and oil by 2% and cars by 0.6%.

However, 5.1% and 2% increased travel in rail and road passenger transport.

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