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Theme: Prices

Consumer Price Index by COICOP and Retail Price Index, October 2019


According to the State Statistical Office data, the Consumer Price Index in October 2019, in comparison with the previous month, was 99.9, while the Retail Price Index was 99.5.

A decrease in the Consumer Price Index in October 2019, in comparison with the previous month, was registered in dry fruit and nuts by 4.3%, fresh or chilled fruit by 2.2%, fresh or chilled vegetables other than potatoes and other tubers by 1.2%, fresh or chilled fish by 0.7%, eggs by 0.3%, rice, other meat preparations, oils and fats, spirits by 0.2%.

In October, there was also a decrease of the indices of passenger transport by air by 20.9%, package holidays by 4.5%, photographic and cinematographic equipment and optical instruments by 3.2%, other financial services n.e.c. by 2.1%, recording media by 1.8%, telephone and telefax equipment by 0.8%, maintenance and repair of personal transport equipment by 0.3%, clothing materials, equipment for sport, camping and open-air recreation by 0.2%.

An increase in the Consumer Price Index in October 2019, in comparison with the previous month, was registered in dried, salted and smoked meat by 1.1%, food products n.e.c. and cigarettes by 0.7%, wine by 0.5%, edible offal, milk by 0.4%, meat by 0.3%, other bakery products, mineral waters soft drinks, fruit and vegetable juices by 0.2%.

In October 2019, there was also an increase in the indices of gas for household by 5.8%, information processing equipment by 2.1%, liquid fuels and lubricants for personal transport equipment by 2.0%, solid fuels for household by 1.5%, garments by 1.4%, other services in respect of personal transport equipment by 1.3%, sewage collection by 0.9%, motor cars, bicycles and pets and related products by 0.8%, household textiles, equipment for reception, recording and reproduction of sound and picture by 0.7%, cleaning and maintenance of the dwelling, electric appliances for personal care by 0.5%, water supply, major household appliances, other medical products, other services n.e.c. by 0.4%, footwear by 0.3%, services for the maintenance and repair of the dwelling, liquid fuels for household, small electric household appliances, other appliances, articles and products for personal cares by 0.2%.

The Consumer Price Index in October 2019 in comparison with October 2018 decreased by 0.2%, while the Retail Price Index decreased by 1.6%.


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