Food products get more expensive in Minsk faster than nationwide
In September, the foodstuffs in Belarus went up by 1.5%, while in the capital by 2%.
In Minsk food rises in price faster than in Belarus, tut.by reports with reference to the National Statistical Committee. In September, food prices in Belarus increased by 1.5%. At the same time in Minsk prices grew by 2%.
Most of all in Minsk in September rose the price of oil (13.7%), fruits (13.2%), vegetables (10.3%), sausage (3.9%) and bakery products (3%). In September, fell the price of potatoes (15.1%), sugar and bread.
Prices for non-food products in Minsk in September rose by 2.2%, while in Belarus as a whole - only by 1.3%. most affected by price rise in Minsk were footwear (4.8%), cleaning products (3.8%) and carpets (3.6%). Only bicycles and motorcycles became cheaper (-1.2%). The prices for stationery, which in August were among the leaders of price ris cyclee, remained the same.