Prices for food products grow by 5.9% in 1H
The highest inflation rates were recorded for food products – 5.9% in the first half of 2017. Prices for services rose by 3.9% in the reporting period of 2017.
Prices in mining industry and development of mines rose by 10.9% in January-June 2017. The growth of prices of crude oil, natural gas and natural gas condensate was the highest in the reporting period (10.3%).
Tariffs for electricity, gas, steam and air conditioning for the first half of 2017 did not undergo significant changes (an increase of 0.1%), while in the corresponding period of 2016 their growth was 9.0%.
Prices in manufacturing industry in January-June of 2017 increased by an average of 1.7% in a month (in the same period of 2016 - by 1.6%).
In the water supply, sewerage, collection and disposal of waste, the average monthly increase in producer prices for 6 months of 2017 was 0.8% (0.4% in January-June 2016).