Changes in prices of consumer market
Prices of consumer goods and services in January-September of 2019 compared to the same period of 2018 increased by 2.6%, including food products, beverage and tobacco products 3.5%, non-food products 1.3%, paid services provided to population 2.4%.
In September of current year compared to August prices of consumer goods and services increased by 0.3%, including food products, beverage and tobacco products 0.7%, non-food products 0.1%, while prices of paid services provided to population remained the same.
During the month increasing in prices of rice, flour, semolina and buckwheat, macaroni products, beef, sheep and chicken meat, fresh fish, nonpasteurized skimmed milk, sweetened condensed milk, brinza and solid and soft cheese with rumen yeast, curt, egg, table margarine, orange, banana, hazelnut, nut, chestnut, cucumber, tomato, pepper, egg-plant, green bean, carrot, garlic, potato, sugar, coffee, cocoa powder, ice-cream, cola, lemonade, beer, decreasing in prices of boiled sausage, yogurt, sour cream, butter, olive and sunflower oil, lemon, tangerine, apple, pear, pomegranate, grape, kivi, cabbage, pumpkin, beet, onion, dried peas, lentil, sugar powder, vodka, and energy drinks were observed. No significant changes were observed in prices of other food products.
In September compared to August there was rise in prices of non-food products such as furniture and home goods, bicycles, TV sets, air conditioner, paint, brick, parquet, cut wood, decreasing in prices of wallpapers, cement, refregerators, synthetic detergent in powder, mobile phones, laptop were observed. No significant changes were observed in prices of other paid services.