Kazakhstan's Inflation Continues To Slow Down Year-On-Year


(MENAFN- Trend News Agency) ASTANA, Kazakhstan, April 1. Inflation inKazakhstan declined over the year, reaching 9.1 percent in March2024 (from 9.3 percent in February 2024), Trend reports.

According to data from the country's Bureau of NationalStatistics, prices for food products climbed by 6.9 percent (7.3percent in February 2024), for non-food products by 8.2 percent(8.5 percent in February 2024), and for paid services by 13.2percent (12.8 percent in February 2024).

In March 2024, seven areas had annual inflation rates that exceededthe national average, with Karaganda (10.8 percent), Mangystau(10.1 percent), and Pavlodar (9.8 percent) having the highestrates.

Inflation fell to 0.7 percent per month, down from the previousmonth.

Food prices rose by 0.6 percent this month, non-food products by0.5 percent, and paid services by 1.1 percent.

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