Year-on-year, prices increased for: food & non-alcoholic beverages (+9.51 percent from +8.69 percent in October); housing, water, electricity, gas and other fuels (+6.39 percent from +6.04 percent); transport (+5.11 percent from +4.04 percent). Prices also accelerated for clothing & footwear (+7.05 percent from +5.78 percent) and health (+7.15 percent from +7.11 percent); while slowed moderately for furnishing, household equipment and routine maintenance (+10.52 percent from +10.72 percent) and hotels, cafes and restaurants (+13.44 percent from 13.77 percent). Also, cost remained steady for alcoholic beverages (+5.67 percent).
On a monthly basis, consumer prices increased by 0.67 percent, following a 1.55 percent rise in October. Prices rose for food 1.00 percent, followed by housing, water, electricity, gas and other fuels (+0.54 percent); furnishings, household equipment and routine maintenance (+0.56 percent); clothing & footwear (+5.37 percent). In contrast transport (-0.78 percent) and recreation & culture prices (-0.54 percent) declined.