Among food, upward prices pressure came from: fresh vegetables (+10.4 percent in September from +15.9 percent in August) and meat and poultry (+8.2 percent from +9.3 percent). Prices of pork also rose by 17.4 percent, following a 19.6 percent increase in the previous month. In contrast, downward pressure came from cost of: egg (-10.2 percent from -11.2 percent), fresh fruits (-10.7 percent from -8.1 percent) and liquid milk and dairy products (-0.9 percent from -1.0 percent).
For non-food categories, upward prices pressure came from: tobacco and liquor (+3.8 percent from +3.8 percent); clothing (+2.9 percent from +2.9 percent); household equipment and maintenance service (+1.0 percent from +1.0 percent); health care and personal (+2.1 percent from +1.9 percent); entertainment and educational products (+1.4 percent from +1.8 percent) and housing price (+0.8 percent from +0.8 percent). In contrast, prices declined for transport and communication (-2.1 percent from -1.8 percent).
On a monthly basis, consumer prices rose 0.1 percent, slowing from a 0.5 percent increase in August.
The producer price index fell by 5.9 percent in September from a year earlier, the same pace as in a month earlier. It is the deepest drop since September 2009.