Be­larus Posts De­fla­tion in Au­gust

Economy of Belarus - - PANORAMA -

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.

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