Consumer price indices June 2019

Prices of goods and services for personal consumption, measured by consumer price index, in June 2019, as compared to May 2019, decreased by 0.7% on average. Consumer prices in June 2019, as compared to June 2018, decreased by 0.1%. This was influenced mostly by decrease in prices of: vegetables; garments; electricity; shoes and other footwear; fuels and lubricants for personal transport equipment; solid fuels. Consumer prices in period January-June 2019 compared to the same period of previous year, were higher for 0.5% in average.
Observing by main groups by purpose of consumption, in June 2019, as compared to May 2019, monthly decrease of prices was noticed in the following groups: Clothing and footwear (-4.1%); Housing, water, electricity, gas and other fuels (-1.7%); Transport (-1.0%); Food and non-alcoholic beverages (-0.5%); while increase of prices was recorded in the following groups: Restaurants and hotels (3.7%); Miscellaneous goods and services (0.1%).

Prices of other products and services mostly remained unchanged.