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January Consumer Price Index and Retail Price Index upped

According to the State Statistical Office data, the Consumer Price Index in January 2021, in comparison with January 2020, increased by 1.9%, while Retail Price Index increased by 1.6%.

A decrease in the Consumer Price index in January 2021, in comparison with the previous month, was registered in fresh or chilled vegetables other than potatoes and other tubers by 6.5%, fresh or chilled fruit by 1.6%, wine by 0.5%, meat by 0.4%, fish and see food, cheese and curd by 0.3%, mineral waters, soft drinks, fruit and vegetable juices by 0.2%.

In January, there was also a decrease of the indices of pets and related products by 2.7%, liquid fuels for household by 1.9%, equipment for sport, camping and open-air recreation by 1.3%, information processing equipment by 1.1%, footwear by 1.0%, solid fuels for household by 0.9%, small electric household appliances by 0.6%, equipment for reception, recording and reproduction of sound and picture by 0.5%, other articles of clothing and clothing accessories, by 0.4%, garments, glassware, tableware and household utensils by 0.2%.

An increase in the Consumer Price Index in January 2021, in comparison with the previous month, was registered in sugar, jam, honey, chocolate and confectionery by 0.6%, food products n.e.c by 0.5%, oils and fats by 0.4%, spirits by 0.3%.

In January, there was also an increase in the indices of electric appliances for personal care by 4.0%, gas for household by 3.6%, fuels and lubricants for personal transport equipment by 2.0%, furniture and furnishings by 1.6%, bicycles by 1.4%, major household appliances by 1.0%, passenger transport by road by 0.8%, gardens, plants and flowers, books by 0.6%, other appliances, articles and products for personal care by 0.4%, motor cars, maintenance and repair of personal transport equipment by 0.3%, pharmaceutical products, education not definable by level, catering services by 0.2%.

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