Consumer price index (CPI) increased by 1.64% in December 2016

Consumer price index (CPI) increased by 1.64% in December 2016

A rise in general index was realized in CPI (2003=100) on the previous month by 1.64%, on December of the previous year by 8.53%, on same month of the previous year by 8.53% and on the twelve months moving averages basis by 7.78% in December 2016.

The highest monthly increase was 7.33% in alcoholic beverages and tobacco...

In December 2016, the indices rose for food and non-alcoholic beverages 3.29%, for transportation 1.97%, for recreation and culture 1.42%, for furnishing and household equipment 1.28%.

The highest monthly decrease was observed by 2.55% in clothing and footwear...

In December 2016, the other group that indicated a decrease was communication by 0.14% amongst the main groups.

The highest annual increase was 31.59% in alcoholic beverages and tobacco...

Transportation 12.36%, miscellaneous goods and services 11.08%, health 9.73%, education 9.47% were the other main groups where high annual increases were realized.

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