Belarus among the leaders in the growth of consumer prices

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.

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