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04.06.2018 11:30

Prices for goods and services increased in May

Prices for goods and services increased in May The State Committee of the Republic of Uzbekistan on Statistics reported on inflation in the consumer sector of the Republic of Uzbekistan for May 2018.

According to the Committee, in May 2018, goods and services in the consumer market increased by an average 0.8%. Prices for goods for the month increased by an average of 0.4%, services – by 2.1%.

In May of this year, the trend of outstripping growth in prices and tariffs for services in comparison with goods, which manifested itself in April of this year, remained.

Analysis of the effect of price changes on major groups over the past period showed that the increase in prices for goods ensured the increase in the composite consumer price index (CPI) by 0.3 percentage points (pp), services by 0.5 percentage points.

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