YEREVAN, October 2. /ARKA/. Prices for medical and educational services in Armenia rose in 9 months by 17% and 13% respectively, head of price statistics and international comparisons of ArmStat Gurgen Martirosyan said.
He said a considerable increase in prices was recorded in the period in dentistry in particular.
Prices for medicines rose by about 3% during the year, Martirosyan said.
Yet, in September against August drug prices remained unchanged.
An 8-13% increase was recorded in educational services (from kindergartens to higher schools) as of September.
According to ArmStat, 64,300 students were studying on paid basis at Armenian higher schools in 2012/2013 academic year. –0--