Incidents, Economics

 Inflation rate in Ukraine exceeded 40% since the beginning of the year

Consumer prices rose by 2.2 per cent in May 2015 compared to April 2015б while the annual inflation in Ukraine amounted to 58.4 per cent compared with May 2014.

The State Statistics Service declared, Censor.NET reports citing Ukrainski Novyny.

The price of food and nonalcoholic beverages also rose by 3.1 % in May. Price of clothing and footwear increased by 1.0%, housing and public utility services - by 1.2 %, health care services - by 1.4%, education - by 1.5%.

Read more: Ukraine's industrial production fell by 21.1% in March - State Statistics Service

The inflation amounted to 40.1% in January-May.

Сonsumer prices increased by 58.4% in May 2015 compared with May 2014.

In April 2015, consumer prices rose by 14.0% and the inflation stood at 37.1% in January-April.

Источник: https://en.censor.net.ua/n338969