In June, fuel, light and water charges increased the most (5.7 percent), followed by transportation (1.8 percent) and education (0.5 percent). Price decreases were reported for furniture and household utensils (-2.4 percent), culture and recreation (-1.2 percent), food (-0.9 percent), housing (-0.5 percent) and medical care (-0.6 percent).
Compared to the previous month, prices of furniture and household utensils, food, clothes and footwear decreased. The biggest gains were registered for fuel, light and water charges (1.0 percent) and medical care (0.1 percent).
In June, core inflation which excludes both food and energy, was down 0.2 percent on year and down 0.1 percent compared to May.