Belarus ranked second among the countries of the former Soviet Union in the growth of consumer prices in the first quarter of this year (March to December — 6.1%). This is evidenced by BelaPAN conducted data analysis of national statistical offices.
In the first place the Kyrgyz Republic (6.4%). Over the coming Armenia Belarus (5.2%), Georgia (4.9%), Tajikistan (4.5%), Azerbaijan (4.1%), Russia (3.8%), Kazakhstan (3.7%) , Moldova, Ukraine (by 3.3%), Latvia (2.3%), Lithuania (1.5%) and Estonia (1.4%). According to Uzbekistan and Turkmenistan to report.
The rise in prices in March (1.9%) of Belarus in second place after Kyrgyzstan (2.2%). Next — Ukraine (1.4%), Tajikistan (1.2%), Azerbaijan (1.1%), Lithuania (1%), Armenia, Moldova, Estonia (by 0.8%), Latvia (0.7 %), Russia (0.6%) and Kazakhstan (0.5%). In Georgia, the price has not changed.
In January-February price increase from 4.2% of Belarus was third in January from 1.4% — the seventh.
As a result of 2010 Belarus ranked third among the countries of the former Soviet Union on consumer price inflation (9.9% forecast — 10.8%). In This year, price increase should not exceed 7.5-8.5% according to the main directions of the monetary and credit policy for 2011, however, the annual target will be exceeded in April.