Year-on-year, cost of housing, water, electricity and gas jumped 61.7 percent. Transport prices rose 38 percent, cost of alcoholic beverages and tobacco advanced 14.8 percent and health cost increased 14.6 percent. Food prices increased 5.1 percent.
On a monthly basis, consumer prices fell 0.2 percent, mainly driven by a 1.3 percent drop in cost of food and non-alcoholic beverages. Prices in hotels, cafes and restaurants decreased 0.1 percent.