Year-on-year, communication prices dropped 13 percent (-6.77 percent in the previous month), registering the only annual decrease. Food and non-alcoholic beverages index rose by 5.39 percent (+6.64 percent) while cost of transport increased 2.47 percent (+4.98 percent). Housing, water, electricity and gas cost grew 2.38 percent (+2.98 percent) and clothing and footwear prices advanced 2.04 percent (+2.27 percent).
On a monthly basis, consumer prices fell 0.09 percent, mostly due a 0.3 percent drop in transport cost as oil prices continue to slow down.
Annual core inflation rate decreased 0.03 percent to 2.34 percent in January of 2015.