Over the past 12 months, the consumer price index has risen 3.2%, but has dropped 0.9% since the beginning of 2010
The Central Bureau of Statistics (CBS) announced last week that consumer price index barely rose only 0.1% last month. Over the past 12 months, the consumer price index has risen 3.2%, but has dropped 0.9% since the beginning of 2010. Culture and entertainment prices rose last month by 1%, while transportation was up 0.8%.
These increases were partially offset by drops in clothing and shoe prices, 4%, fresh fruits, down 3.9%, and household maintenance, down 1%. Cucumber prices were up 21.8%, but electricitycosts dropped 4.7%.