YEREVAN. – The inflation was 2.2 percent in March 2012, as compared with March 2011, in Armenia, the National Statistical Service informs.
And the inflation rate was a mere 0.1 percent, as compared with February 2012. The reduction in prices was recorded solely in food products, whereas the prices of non-food items and services have increased.
The drop in food prices was directly due to the 3.0-0.2-percent reduction in the prices of fruits, dairy products, eggs, sugar, animal and vegetable oil, and meat products.
And the 3.5-percent increase in the price of gasoline had the greatest impact on the rise in the prices of non-food items.