Year-on-year, food prices dropped 1.2 percent and transport cost declined 0.9 percent. Prices of miscellaneous goods and services decreased 0.6 percent, followed by cost of furnishing and household equipment and communication (-0.2 and -0.1 percent respectively). In contrast, housing prices showed the highest increase (3.2 percent), followed by cost of clothing and footwear (2 percent).
From August to September, the index for food and non-alcoholic beverages, transport, communication and recreation and culture decreased 0.2 percent, 0.5 percent, 0.1 percent and 0.9 percent respectively. The index for clothing and footwear, furnishings, household equipment and routine maintenance, health and miscellaneous goods and services increased 0.7 percent, 0.5 percent, 0.2 percent and 4.5 percent respectively in September.
Core inflation rate, which excludes agricultural products and oils increased 0.4 percent from the preceding month and rose 1.6 percent from September of 2012.