0.2% Deflation reported in Armenia in September, compared with august

30.09.2010 18:30
0.2% Deflation reported in Armenia in September, compared with august

YEREVAN, September 30. /ARKA/. National Statistical Service of Armenia says 0.2% deflation was reported in Armenia in September, compared with August.

Prices for foods, alcoholic drinks and cigarettes went 0.9% down, and prices for nonfoods and services rose 0.3% and 0.7% instead.

The consumer price index was 104.7% in September, compared with December 2009.

Consumer index of prices for foods, alcoholic drinks and tobacco was 105.4%, nonfoods 103.1% and services 104.4%.

Monthly increase in consumer prices averaged 0.5% in Jan-Sept 2010 – 0.2 percentage points higher than the 0.3% average growth of the same period a year earlier.

Year-on-year consumer price index was 108.6% in September 2010.

Food, alcohol and tobacco prices rose 11.6%, non food prices leapt 6.1% and services jumped 5.2% over September alone, and in Jan-Sept 2010, compared with the same period of the previous year, they mounted by 107.8%, 107%, 111.1% and 107.5% respectively.

According to the statistical report, consumer price index was 131.8% in September 2010, compared with 2005.

Prices for foods, alcoholic drinks and cigarettes rose 29.4%, nonfoods 24.3% and services 40.2%.

The National Statistical Service says the price decline in seven cities under review ranged between 0.5% and 0.1%, while in four other cities price hike ranging between 0.1% and 0.3% was recorded in September, compared with August.

In Yerevan, consumer prices went 0.3% down.

In the 2010 government budget, inflation is planned at 4% (±1.5%). -0--

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2010
September against August September against December 2009 September against September 2009 September against 2005 Jan-Sept 2010 against Jan-Sept 2009
Consumer Price Index 99.8 104.7 108.6 131.8 107.8
Consumer Goods 99.4 104.9 110.3 128.2 107.9
Foods 99.0 105.8 112.7 132.5 107.6
Alcoholic Drinks and Tobacco 100.0 101.6 101.7 103.7 101.4
Nonfoods 100.3 103.1 106.1 124.3 111.1
Services 100.7 104.4 105.2 140.2 107.5

National Statistical Service of Armenia


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