Uzbek Statistics Committee for the first time released monthly consumer price inflation. In November, consumer prices for goods and services increased by an average of 2%, including food - by 1.5% (faster than in November 2016 – 0.8% ), non-food - by 3.4% and services - by 0.5%. Consumer prices for fruits and vegetables in November was influenced by the seasonal factor.
Prices for non-food products increased by 3.4%, higher than in November last year (1.8%). High figures were largely due to the 39.7% hike in gasoline prices.
In services, the prices increased by 0.5% in November, compared to 0.4% in 2016.