The so-called 'Paska Index' shows that ingredients for 'paska' (Easter cake) became more expensive than in 2016.
President of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko expects the inflation rate to be lower than 10 percent in 2017.
The National Bank of Ukraine denies possible price increase and hryvnia depreciation caused by the nationalization of Privatbank.
The draft budget resolution for 2017, developed by the Ministry of Finance of Ukraine, envisages GDP growth by 3 percent with an inflation rate of 8.1 percent and the exchange rate of 27.2 hryvnia to one US Dollar.
Head of the National Bank of Ukraine Valeriia Hontareva voiced her forecast for inflation in 2015-2016.
The humanitarian situation in the occupied territory of the Donbas remains difficult, but people believe that normalization of living conditions in the region is still possible.
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.
Ukrainian Banks Association President Oleksandr Sugonyako shared his vision of hryvnia fate after elections.
For the first time this year the National Bank stated that the price decrease will come to an end this fall - by the end of the year they expect 4-5,5% inflation.