Trend of prices and tariffs reduction preserves in Kyrgyzstan, Head of Summary Estimation and Dissemination of Statistical Information Department Chinara Turdubaeva said today at a press conference.
According to her, for five months prices have decreased by 1.8 percent in the country. In May, the cost of food and non-alcoholic beverages decreased by 5.2 percent, while alcoholic beverages and tobacco products, by contrast, rose by 2.5 percent, services - 1.6 percent. The increase in prices for non-food goods was 0.1 percent in January-May 2016.
"In May, the rise in prices was observed in all regions, except for Osh (0.1 percent decrease) and Talas (0.2 percent decrease) regions. The maximum rise in prices (1.3 percent) was recorded in Issyk-Kul region," Chynara Turdubaeva said.