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Consumer Price Index and Retail Price Index, May 2022

According to the State Statistical Office data, the Consumer Price Index in May 2022, in comparison with the previous month, was 102.0, while the Retail Price Index was 101.5.

An increase in the Consumer Price Index in May 2022, in comparison with the previous month, was registered in oils and fats by 6.7%, sugar, jam, honey, chocolate and confectionery by 6.2%, milk by 5.4%, bread and cereals by 3.7%, coffee, tea and cocoa by 3.1%, cheese and curd by 2.9%, mineral waters, soft drinks, fruit and vegetable juices by 2.7%, fresh or chilled fruit by 2.6%, meat by 2.5%, fish and seafood by 2.3%, fresh or chilled vegetables other than potatoes and other tubers by 1.6%, food products n.e.c by 1.1%, beer by 1.0%, spirits by 0.5% and wine by 0.3%.

In May, there was also an increase in the indices of other medical products by 19.0%, accommodation services by 7.5%, fuels and lubricants for personal transport equipment by 7.4%, jewellery, clocks and watches by 7.0%, liquid fuels for household by 5.8%, domestic services and household services by 5.7%, package holidays by 4.3%, footwear by 3.3%, repair and hire of footwear by 2.6%, non-durable household goods by 2.5%, other appliances, articles and products for personal care by 2.2%, cleaning, repair and hire of clothing, gas for household, hair dressing salons and personal grooming establishments by 1.7%, furniture and furnishings by 1.6%, stationery and drawing materials by 1.5%, bicycles by 1.2%, other articles of clothing and clothing accessories, motor cars by 1.1%, household textiles by 1.0%, materials for the maintenance and repair of the dwelling by 0.9%, major household appliances by 0.8%, therapeutic appliances and equipment, equipment for reception, recording and reproduction of sound and picture by 0.7%, glassware, tableware and household utensils, pharmaceutical products, medical services, recording media, games, toys and hobbies, recreational and sporting services, miscellaneous printed matter, restaurants, cafes and the like by 0.6%, small tools and miscellaneous accessories by 0.5%, clothing materials, repair of furniture, furnishings and floor coverings, pets and related products by 0.4%, garments, services for the maintenance and repair of the dwelling, dental services, maintenance and repair of personal transport equipment, information processing equipment by 0.3%, small electric household appliances, major tools and equipment, cultural services, other personal effects by 0.2%.

A decrease in the Consumer Price index in May 2022, in comparison with the previous month, was registered in passenger transport by air by 10.5%, gardens, plants and flowers by 2.4% and electric appliances for personal care by 1.2%.

The Consumer Price Index in May 2022, in comparison with May 2021, increased by 11.9%, while the Retail Price Index increased by 12.1%.


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