The main factor that influenced the change in prices in February 2015., was the decline in the prices of clothing and footwear by 1.9 percent. Strategy and Analysis Department of the Ministry of Economy expected this fall and stabilize fuel prices. However, fuel prices fell by 1 percent.
MG Experts expect that in March 2015. prices are expected to rise by 0.2 percent. Expect a slight increase in the prices of food and transport, as well as a slight, seasonal increase in prices of clothing and footwear. In March, annualized rates should be lower by 1.5 percent.
At the same time the CSO has updated the weights used in calculating the index. As a result of this action have been changed as estimates of the index for January 2015. The share of expenditure in restaurants and hotels, for clothing and footwear, as well as the equipment housing and running a household, and declined to use the apartment and a house, energy, food and beverages , transport, communications and education.
Source: Ministry of Economy