Belarus Posts Deflation in August
Belarus registered price deflation in August, with the consumer price index of goods and services making up 99.9% as compared with July 2016 and 107.6% year-on-year, the Belarusian Statistics Committee reported.
Food prices fell 0.5% in August as against July 2016 and rose 10.8% as compared with August 2015. Non-food prices went up by 0.3% and 9.3% respectively.
The price index and tariffs for paid services made up 100.01% as against July 2016 and 118.8% yearon-year.