YEREVAN, August 30. /ARKA/. Prices for services in Armenia rose 2.6% in August 2013, compared with the previous month, mainly due to a six-percent increase in utility prices, National Statistical Service of Armenia reports.
The price for pipeline gas and electricity rose 5.7% and 9.1% respectively.
Prices for communications went 0.1% up, prices for household services rose 0.2%, for healthcare services 0.2%, for catering services 0.4% and culture services 2%.
Instead, leisure and transport services became 1% and 0.7% cheaper respectively.
In all the cities under review, increase in prices for services ranged between 2.4% and 2.9%. In Yerevan prices for services grew 2.6%. ---0----