In September, inflation amounted to 2%, compared to August, with the beginning of the year consumer prices increased by 10.2%. According to the State statistics service.

The Department clarifies that the data are presented excluding the temporarily occupied by Russia Crimea and part of Donbass.

Prices for food and non-alcoholic beverages in September rose 2%. Most (31%) have expensive eggs. 11.2% and 1.5% increased the price of fat, meat and meat products, milk and dairy, rice, butter, bread. At the same time on 3,4-0,3% cheaper vegetables, buckwheat, fish and fish products, sugar, fruit.

Prices of alcoholic beverages and tobacco products rose by 2.7%, including alcoholic beverages – 3%, tobacco products – by 2.3%.

Clothing and footwear rose by 8.9%, in particular shoes – 9.4% – 8.7%.

The growth of prices (tariffs) for housing, water, electricity, gas and other fuels 0.4% caused mainly due to the increase of tariffs for maintenance of houses and house adjoining territories of 1.5%, Sewerage – 1%, water supply – by 0.7%.

Higher prices for transport as a whole by 1.5%, mainly due to rising costs of fuel and oil 2.9%.

Education services rose by 12.0%, and in particular, an average of 18.6% to 14.3%.

In September, the national Bank has worsened progos of inflation by the end of the year: inflation will deviate from the center point of the target range of 8% +/- 2 percentage points

The Ministry of economic development and trade forecasts inflation for the year at 12.2%.

According to forecasts of the International monetary Fund, inflation in Ukraine at the end of the year may be less than 10%.

The world Bank in April, has worsened the inflation forecast from 8.5% to 10%.

Earlier it was reported that in August in Ukraine for the first time since the beginning of the year deflation. Prices in the consumer market in August compared to the previous month decreased by 0.1% since the beginning of the year increased by 8.1%.

Inflation in September accelerated to 2% 09.10.2017

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