Inflation in Kazakhstan in March is 0.1%

Apr 01. Kazpravda

In March, tariffs increased on electricity and gas.

Inflation in Kazakhstan in March is 0.1%Inflation in Kazakhstan in March 2015 is 0.1%, Kazpravda.kz cites the Statistics Committee of the National Economy Ministry reporting.

Prices for foods in the past month increased by 0.2%, paid services – 0.1%. The price index for non-foods made 100%.

In the past month price increase was observed for fresh vegetables ( 2.5% up), fresh fruit – 1.6%, olive oil – 1.5%, non-delicacy canned fish and tea – 1% each, processed cheese – 0.9%, sausages and meat products- 0.7%, sweets, alcoholic drinks – by 0.6% each, buns, baked and flour confectionery products – by 0.5%, white wheat flour and cottage cheese – by 0, 4%.

At the same time prices decreased on sugar – by 2.5%, poultry – by 2.2%, eggs – by 2.1%, sunflower oil – by 1.6%, rice – by 1.1%, buckwheat, kefir, potatoes – by 0.9%, rennet cheese – 0.8%, raw milk – 0.7%.

The increase in prices for pharmaceuticals made 0.9%, detergents, newspapers and periodicals – by 0.6%, clothing and footwear, personal use commodities – by 0.5%.

Gasoline prices fell by 1.6%, diesel fuel – by 1.7%, liquefied gas – by 11.4%.

The price on bathhouse services went 1.3% up, restaurants and hotels – 1.2% up, healthcare – by 0.6% up, recreation, culture and preschool education services -0.4% up.

Long- distances railway fares fell by 2.9%, but air fares rose by 5.1%.

In utility services tariffs for housing maintenance rose by 0.3%, electricity – by 0.2%.

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