In Ukraine increased inflation

In January 2017, the inflation in Ukraine amounted to 1.1%. Thus, the growth of consumer prices compared to December 2016, was accelerated by 0.2 percentage points, according to the state statistics service.

In annual terms – by January 2016 inflation accelerated from 12.4% to 12.6%.

In particular, the products in January rose 1.9%, alcohol and tobacco – 1.2% (0.7% and 2.1% respectively). Prices for clothes and shoes at the same time fell by 4.3%.

Transport Podoroga 2.7%. Also increased the price of education services – by 1.1%.

Recall that consumer inflation has slowed sharply in 2016 to 12.4% (from 43.3% in 2015), in line with forecasts of the National Bank. Thus, the national Bank reached its inflation target defined by the monetary policy Strategy for 2016-2020. As you know, by the end of 2017 NBU origet of 9.1% inflation.