Consumer price index in July increased by 0.67%
to the Provincial Statistics Office, the consumer price index (CPI) in July
2023 increased by 0.67% over the previous month, by 1.78% over the same period
last year and by 0.15% over the December last year. The average CPI of 7 months
in 2023 increased by 2.97% over the same period last year.
the 0.67% increase of CPI in July compared to the previous month, there were 10
commodity groups with increased indexes: Other goods and services increased by
4.09%; Food and catering services increased by 0.93%; Housing, electricity,
water, fuel and construction materials increased by 0.4%; Beverages and tobacco
increased by 0.36%; Household appliances increased by 0.35%; Transport
increased by 0.35%; Culture, entertainment and tourism increased by 0.23%; Post
and telecommunications increased by 0.07%; Education increased by 0.05%;
Medicines and health services increased by 0.02%.
was 01 group with decreased index: Garment, hats and shoes reduced by 0.14%.
main reason for the increase in the consumer price index in July 2023 compared
to the previous month was the increase in the prices of food, foodstuffs and
electricity during the tourist season. The increase in oil prices by 3.44% over
the previous month due to the impact of price adjustments on July 3, 2023, July
11, 2023 and July 21, 2023 also affected July CPI./.