11 March 2013, Monday, 14:08

Consumer price index is 100,6 percent in Bashkiria in February

author: Elvira Latypova

The consumer price index made 100,6 percent in Bashkortostan in February, Bashkortostan Statistics Agency informs. It amounted to 101,6 percent from the beginning of year.

Articles of food in February rose in price by 0,7 percent, nonfoods – by 0,4, services – by 0,6.

For two months 2013 the rate of inflation exceeded a comparable indicator of 2012 by 1,1 percentage points – 1,6 against 0,5. It was caused «by the accelerated rise in prices for food products and services», the Bashkortostan Statistics Agency marks.