Grisha Balasanyan

Consumer Prices Inch Up .4% in September

Overall consumer prices in Armenia rose by .4% rise in September over the preceding month according the National Statistical Service.

Foodstuff prices (including alcohol and tobacco) rose by .6% and non-foodstuff prices by .9%.

The service sector saw a .1% rise in prices.

The price of eggs rose by a whopping 9.4% in Armenia on average. Gyumri saw the largest rise in egg prices at 16.8%.

Fruit prices in September, compared to August, saw decreases of .7% – 12.4%.