Year-on-year, prices rose for: furnishings, household equipment & routine maintenance (+3.2 percent in June from +2.6 percent in May), recreation & culture (+1.7 percent from +1.6 percent) and miscellaneous goods & services (+4.6 percent from +4.4 percent). In contrast, cost declined only for transport (-1.4 percent from -4.7 percent).
Prices moderated for: food & non-alcoholic beverages (+3.4 percent from +3.5 percent); clothing & footwear (+0.7 percent from +0.9 percent); housing, water, electricity, gas & other fuels (+2.5 percent from +2.6 percent) and education (+2.6 percent from +2.5 percent).
Cost remained unchanged for: alcoholic beverages & tobacco (+11.3 percent); health (+5.0 percent); communication (+2.6 percent) and restaurants & hotels (+4.5 percent). Prices
Among food & non-alcoholic beverages, customers had to pay more for: fruits (+3.0 percent in June from +2.7 percent in May), vegetables (+5.4 percent from +5.3 percent), food away from home (+3.8 percent from +3.7 percent) and food products (+4.8 percent from +4.7 percent). While cost remained flat for oils & fats (+0.7 percent and sugar, jam, honey & chocolate (+2.1 percent), prices moderated for: rice, bread & other cereals (+1.8 percent from +1.9 percent); meat (+3.0 percent from +3.4 percent); fish & seafood (+3.2 percent from +3.5 percent); milk & eggs (+4.6 percent from +5.9 percent) and coffee, tea, cocoa & non-alcoholic beverages (+3.2 percent from +3.5 percent).
On a monthly basis, consumer prices accelerated 0.6 percent, following a 0.4 percent rise in the preceding month. Price increases were reported for most categories except clothing & footwear. Transport rose the most by 3.0 percent, followed by furnishing, household equipment & routine maintenance (+0.5 percent); food & non-alcoholic beverages (+0.2 percent); housing, water, electricity, gas & other fuels (+0.1 percent); health (+).4 percent); education (+0.3 percent); restaurants & hotels (+0.2 percent); miscellaneous goods & services (+0.2 percent); recreation & culture (+0.1 percent) and communication (+0.0 percent).
During January to June 2015, consumer prices rose 1.4 percent