On the year-over-year basis, prices for food and non-alcoholic beverages increased 4.28 percent. Prices for housing, water, electricity, gas and other fuels grew 3.85 percent; clothing and footwear prices increased 5.03 percent and the transport index rose 2.81 percent. Communication index, on the other hand, decreased 0.15 percent.
On the month-over-month basis, prices for housing, water, electricity and other fuels and transportation declined 0.13 percent and 0.94 percent respectively. Costs of food and non-alcoholic beverages increased 0.51 percent.