Armenia’s Inflation In January Rises By 2.6 Percent

ARMENIA’S INFLATION IN JANUARY RISES BY 2.6 PERCENT

YEREVAN, March 11. / ARKA /. Armenia’s inflation in 2013 January
rose by 2.6 percent from a year before, while the average inflation
among several former Soviet republics which make the Commonwealth of
Independent States (CIS) was 6%, the CIS Statistical Committee said.

It said in January, compared with December 2012, consumer prices in
Armenia increased by 2.6% (the average figure in the CIS was 0.9%).

All the CIS countries, except for Ukraine, saw their prices to surge.

The highest inflation of 23.1% was reported by Belarus, Kyrgyzstan
posted a 7.6% inflation, Russia and Kazakhstan saw a 7.1% and 6.6%
inflation respectively. They were followed by Tajikistan – 6.5%,
Moldova – 4.6% and Azerbaijan -08%. -0-

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