1.7 PER CENT GROWTH IN CONSUMER PRICES RECORDED IN JANUARY IN ARMENIA

PanARMENIAN.Net
01.02.2010 18:06 GMT+04:00

/PanARMENIAN.Net/ 1.7 per cent growth in consumer prices recorded in
January in Armenia compared to December 2009, which is conditioned
with seasonal price changes for some food products.

According to the official data of the Armenian National Statistical
Service, in January 2010 compared with December 2009 prices for food
products (including alcoholic beverages and tobacco) increased by 3.3
per cent. The prices for industrial goods and tariffs for services
decreased by 0,1 per cent.

The consumer price index reached 107 per cent in January 2010 compared
with the last January, the price index for food products (including
alcoholic beverages and tobacco) amounted to 103,2 per cent, while
price index for industrial goods reached 116 per cent and and tariffs
in the service industry made 109,9 per cent.