This January-May, Armenia registered the second highest rise in prices for consumer goods in the post Soviet states. Inflation made 5.3% in the last five months.
Moldova was the first with a 5.9% price rise registered for the same period, whereas Kazakhstan (4.2%) is the third. Belarus, Kyrgyzstan and Russia take the fourth place with 4% inflation.
Ukraine is the seventh (3.7%) followed by Azerbaijan (2.7%), Estonia (2.6%), Georgia (2.3%), Tajikistan (2.2%) and Lithuania (2.1%). The lowest inflation was registered in Latvia (1.4%). Information on Uzbekistan and Turkmenistan is available only for Jan-Mar 2010. The prices went up by 3% and 0.54% respectively.
A 1% price rise was registered in Armenia during this May. The country tops the list of post Soviet states followed by Belarus with 0.8% inflation, Kazakhstan (0.6%), Russia (0.5%), Tajikistan (0.4%), Kyrgyzstan, Lithuania, Estonia (0.2%) and Moldova (0.1%). In the same period, prices went down in Latvia (0.1%), Azerbaijan (0.2%), Georgia (0.4%) and Ukraine (0.6%).