Year-on-year, food and non-alcoholic beverages rose 2.9 percent due to increase in food away from home (4.0 percent) and food at home (+ 2.5 percent). Alcohol and tobacco also rose 10.5 percent, followed by transports (5.0 percent), and cost of housing, water, electricity and gas (3.5 percent).
When compared with the previous month, consumer prices rose 0.5 percent, the same rate as in October. Increases were recorded for alcoholic beverages and tobacco (10.3 percent); housing, water, electricity and gas (0.7 percent ) and food and non-alcoholic beverages (0.3 percent). On the other hand, decreases were recorded for transport (-0.2 percent).