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Theme: Prices

Consumer Price Index and Retail Price Index, January 2022


According to the State Statistical Office data, the Consumer Price Index in January 2022, in comparison with the previous month, was
101.5, while the Retail Price Index was 101.2.
An increase in the Consumer Price Index in January 2022, in comparison with the previous month, was registered in coffee, tea and
cocoa by 4.3%, fish and seafood by 3.5%, fresh or chilled fruit by 3.4%, beer by 2.6%, food products n.e.c by 2.5%, fresh or chilled
vegetables other than potatoes and other tubers by 2.1%, wine by 1.7%, mineral waters, soft drinks, fruit and vegetable juices by 1.5%,
sugar, jam, honey, chocolate and confectionery by 1.4%, bread and cereals, oils and fats by 1.2%, spirits by 0.5%.
In January, there was also an increase in the indices of heat energy by 14.0%, electricity by 9.4%, cleaning, repair and hire of clothing
by 9.3%, photographic and cinematographic equipment and optical instruments by 4.8%, liquid fuels for household by 3.3%, repair of
household appliances by 3.2%, fuels and lubricants for personal transport equipment by 2.3%, other services in respect of personal
transport equipment by 1.9%, accommodation services by 1.8%, domestic services and household services, motor cars by 1.6%,
other medical products by 1.5%, maintenance and repair of personal transport equipment by 1.4%, gas for household by 1.2%, major
household appliances, repair of audio-visual, photographic and information processing equipment, domestic pets and related products
by 1.0%, repair of furniture, furnishings and floor coverings, medical services by 0.9%, repair and hire of footwear by 0.8%, furniture
and furnishings, passenger transport by road, stationery and drawing materials by 0.7%, games, toys and hobbies by 0.6%, services for
maintenance and repair of the dwelling, small electric household appliances by 0.5%, carpets and other floor coverings, pharmaceutical
products, dental services by 0.4%, actual rentals paid by tenants, glassware, tableware and household utensils by 0.3%.
A decrease in the Consumer Price index in January 2022, in comparison with the previous month, was registered in passenger transport
by air by 8.4%, recording media by 4.2%, footwear by 1.7%, paramedical services by 1.2%, information processing equipment by 0.9%,
gardens, plants and flowers by 0.7%, package holidays by 0.6%, equipment for sport, camping and open-air recreation, books by 0.5%,
therapeutic appliances and equipment by 0.2%.
The Consumer Price Index in January 2022, in comparison with January 2021, increased by 6.7%, while the Retail Price Index increased
by 7.3%.

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