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20 February 2023, 09:54

Belarus, Russia report EAEU's lowest price rise in January

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MOSCOW, 20 February (BelTA) – The consumer price index for goods and services in the Eurasian Economic Union (EAEU) in January 2023 was 100.9% month-on-month and 112.8% year-on-year, BelTA learned from the Eurasian Economic Commission's (EEC) press office.

The EEC Statistics Department informs that in January Belarus and Russia reported the lowest month-on-month rise in prices among the EEU countries (0.9% each). In Kazakhstan prices increased by 1.1%, in Armenia by 1.4%, in Kyrgyzstan by 1.5%.

“The EAEU reported a significant increase in prices for food products (by 1.4%) over December 2022. During this period the prices for non-food items inched up by 0.3%, the prices for services rose by 0.9%. The growth in prices for food products in Armenia (by 3.1%) and Kyrgyzstan (by 1.8%) was higher than the EAEU's average. The largest increase in prices for non-food items was reported in Kyrgyzstan (by 1.6%) and Kazakhstan (by 0.9%), for services in Russia (by 1.0%),” the press service informed.

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