YEREVAN, March 11. / ARKA /. Armenia’s inflation in 2013 January rose by 2.6 percent from a year before, while the average inflation among several former Soviet republics which make the Commonwealth of Independent States (CIS) was 6%, the CIS Statistical Committee said.
It said in January, compared with December 2012, consumer prices in Armenia increased by 2.6% (the average figure in the CIS was 0.9%). All the CIS countries, except for Ukraine, saw their prices to surge.
The highest inflation of 23.1% was reported by Belarus, Kyrgyzstan posted a 7.6% inflation, Russia and Kazakhstan saw a 7.1% and 6.6% inflation respectively. They were followed by Tajikistan - 6.5%, Moldova - 4.6% and Azerbaijan -08%. -0-