Consumer inflation in Ukraine in January amounted to 3.2% YoY, slowing down from 4.1% in December 2019, according to the State Statistics Service of Ukraine.
Compared with the previous month, consumer prices in January grew by 0.2%. The agency said the largest price increase in annual terms was recorded for fruit and education services – at 13.5% each, alcoholic beverages and tobacco products – at 12.6%, railway passenger transport – at 11.3%, and water supply – at 11.1% The largest price drops were recorded for natural gas (21.1%), eggs (15.5%), vegetables (9.4%), fuel and oil (6.1%), clothes and shoes (3.3%).
The State Statistics Service recalls that the data are provided without taking into account the occupied Crimea and Sevastopol, and the occupied territories in Donetsk and Luhansk regions. (UNIAN/Business World Magazine)