2.2% year-on-year inflation in Armenia in March from a year earlier

30.03.2012 15:56
2.2% year-on-year inflation in Armenia in March from a year earlier

YEREVAN, March 30. /ARKA/. Armenia recorded 2.2% inflation in March 2012 from a year earlier, according to the National Statistical Service of Armenia.
This indicator is justified by 2.3 % rise in provision prices ( including alcohol drinks and tobacco goods) and 3.9% increase in non-food products prices.
Prices for services rose 1.3% in March 2012, compared with the same month a year before.
Consumer price index was 103.3% in January-March 2012 from the same period a year earlier. Index of provision goods prices (including alcohol drinks and tobacco goods) was amounted 103.8%, whereas non-food goods- 103.7 %, service tariffs- 102.3%.
At the same time, consumer price index gained 0.1% in March from February. Food prices (including alcohol drinks and tobacco goods) lost 0.1 %, non-food prices advanced 0.8 %, service tariffs prices- 0.2 %
According to the National Statistical Service, consumer prices in 8 researched cities of the country are said to go up by 0.1-0.8 %, and in the other three cities- to tumble by 0.7-0.2 %. Consumer prices in the capital rose by 0.1%.
In the 2012 government budget, inflation is projected at 4% (±1.5%). -0-


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