Prices for consumer goods and services in Azerbaijan increased by 2.7% YoY in January-July, the State Statistical Committee reported.
According to the report, prices grew by 3.1% for food, drinks and tobacco products, by 1.3% for non-food products, and by 3% for paid services to the population.
Prices for consumer goods and services increased by 0.1% in July compared to the figures for June, by 0.2% for prices for non-food products and 0.1% for paid services to the population. Meanwhile, food, beverage and tobacco prices dropped by 1.1%.
A decrease in prices was observed over a month for products such as chicken, sausages, cheese, cottage cheese, butter and vegetable oils, apricots, peaches, energy drink and mineral water, tea, cocoa and ice cream. In turn, prices for beef, lamb, fish, rice, buckwheat, pasta, lemons, strawberries, cabbage, tomatoes, cucumbers, onions and potatoes increased. No significant change was observed in prices for other products. (Trend/Business World Magazine)