Updated at 20:02,20-11-2017

Inflation in Belarus 0.9% in April

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Since the beginning of the year, prices have risen by less than 6%.

The index of consumer prices in Belarus in April was 0.9%, BELTA reports referring to the National Statistical Committee. In comparison with the beginning of the year, inflation was 5.9%.

Price for non-food products last month rose by 0.8%, for food products by 0.7%. Price of paid services rose by 1.6%.

Recently, the chairman of the National Bank Pavel Kallaur said that the annual index of consumer prices may be less than 16%. According to the parameters of the macroeconomic targets, inflation in 2015 may reach 12%, but the National Bank is believes it could reach 18% and allows for deviation of 2%.