Inflation in Ukraine slows down to 0.7% in May, - State Statistics Service

Source : 112 Ukraine

In the annual terms, the consumer price growth accelerated by 9.6% in May
23:10, 10 June 2019

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Inflation in Ukraine in May 2019 is to 0.7%, compared with 1% in April, 0.9% in March, 0.5% in February and 1% in January, as the State Statistics Service of Ukraine reports on its website.

In the annual terms, the consumer price growth accelerated by 9.6% in May, by 8.8% in April and by 8.6% in March of the current year.

Related: Inflation rate in Ukraine 1.0% in January - State Statistics Service

The core inflation in May 2019 declined to 0.2%, while in April it was 0.4%, in March - 1.2%, in February - 0.2%, and in January - 0.3%. In the annual terms, it remained at the level as in April - 7.4%, compared with 7.6% in March, 7.8% in February and 8.3% in January.

The prices in the consumer market of Ukraine in April increased by 1.0% compared with the previous month.  "Inflation in the consumer market in April 2019 compared with March 2019 was 1.0%, since the beginning of the year - 3.4%," the report says.

Related: Ukraine's inflation rate to exceed expected 7% in 2019

In particular, the prices for food and non-alcoholic beverages for the specified period increased by 1.4%, for clothes and footwear - by 1.9%, for housing and communal services - by 0.2%, for services related to health care - by 0.6%, for education - have not changed.

Related: Ukraine's inflation in 2018 slowed down by 9.8 percent, - State Statistics Service


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