(MENAFN- AzerNews) Inflation in Uzbekistan in September 2023 was 1.24%, Azernews reports, citing Kun.uz News Agency.
This is the highest figure for this month in the last three
years (2021 – 1.09%, 2022 – 1.03%), and also the largest increase
since the beginning of 2023.
Last month, food prices rose by 1.8%, non-food products by 1%, and
services by 0.6%.
Since the beginning of the year (January-September), inflation
has increased to 5.13%, annual inflation (compared to September
last year) has accelerated to 9.19% (8.96%). During the year, food
products rose in price by 11%, non-food products – by 7.6%,
services – by 8.2%.
Also, over the past month, housing rents have increased in a
number of regions (the national average by 2.4%).
In September, prices for public catering services in nine
regions increased by an average of 0.1% to 2.5% (from 0.3% to 5.3%
In a number of regions, the“pilaf index” has also changed. The
cost of one serving of pilaf in the Bukhara region increased by
11.9% – to 28.2 thousand soums, in the Samarkand region – by 7.3%
(27 thousand soums). In Navoi and Kashkadarya regions, pilaf also
became more expensive (2% and 1.6%).
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