Consumer price indices

Prices of goods and services for personal consumption, measured by consumer price index, in April 2024, as compared to March 2024, increased by 0.1% on average. Consumer prices in April 2024, as compared to April 2023, increased by 5.4% on average. This was influenced mostly by increase in prices of: garments; shoes and other footwear; fruit; vegetables; passenger transport by air; fuels and lubricants for personal transport equipment; accommodation services; coffee, tea and cocoa. Consumer prices in period January-April 2024 compared to the same period of previous year, were higher for 4.9% in average.

Observing the main groups by purpose of consumption, in April 2024 as compared to March 2024, monthly increase of prices was noticed in the following groups: Clothing and footwear (3.6%); Transport (0.5%); Restaurants and hotels (0.4%); Health (0.2%); Recreation and culture (0.2%), while decrease of prices was recorded in the following groups: Miscellaneous goods and services (-1.7%); Furnishing, household equipment and routine household maintenance (-1.3%); Food and non-alcoholic beverages (-0.4%).

Prices of other products and services mostly remained unchanged.