10 March 2015, Tuesday, 13:12

Inflation was 5.7 percent in Bashkiria in January-February

 

UFA, 10 March 2015. /Bashinform News Agency, Elvira Latypova/. Prices at the consumer market rose by 5.7 percent in January-February. For comparison, during the same period in 2014, inflation was 1.4 percent in the region, Bashkortostan Statistics Agency reports. February's figures are 2.3 and 0.6 percent, respectively.

The food prices grow speedily. Within two months food products rose in price by 7.8 percent in Bashkortostan (in January-February 2014 – by 2.6 percent), non-food products — by 5 percent (0.1), services – by 3.7 percent (1, 4).

On an annual basis (February 2015 to February 2014) inflation stood at 15.9 percent (nationwide — 16.7 percent).