Among food, upward prices pressure came from: meat and poultry (+7.6 percent in July from +3.6 percent in June) and fresh vegetables (+10.5 percent from +11.4 percent). Prices of pork also rose by 16.7 percent, following a 7.0 percent increase in the previous month. In contrast, downward pressure came from cost of: egg (-14.3 percent from -11.3 percent), fresh fruits (-8.4 percent from -8.8 percent) and liquid milk and dairy products (-0.8 percent from -1.1 percent)
For non-food categories, prices increased for tobacco and liquor (+6.8 percent from +3.5 percent). In contrast, prices declined for transport and communication (-1.8 percent from -1.5 percent).
Prices remained unchanged for clothing (+2.9 percent), household equipment and maintenance (+1.0 percent), health (+1.9 percent) and entertainment and education (+1.7 percent).
On a monthly basis, consumer prices rose 0.3 percent, after remaining flat in June.
The producer price index fell by 5.4 percent from a year earlier, worsening from a 4.8 percent drop in May. It is the deepest drop since October 2009.