KSH: Food prices rose by 3.6 percent in November

By: Trademagazin Date: 2022. 12. 08. 14:08

In November, consumer prices exceeded a year earlier by an average of 22.5 percent. In the past year, household energy and food prices have risen the most, the Central Statistical Office (KSH) reported on Thursday.

Food prices rose by 43.8 percent in one year

Household energy rose in price by 65.9 percent. Within this, the price of piped gas increased by 124.3 percent, that of firewood by 60.1 percent, that of bottled gas by 52.1 percent, and that of electricity by 28.3 percent. You had to pay 14.4 percent more for consumer durables, 24.0 percent more for new cars, 21.1 percent more for heating and cooking equipment, and 19.6 percent more for room furniture. Alcoholic beverages and tobacco products rose in price by an average of 13.8 percent, of which alcoholic beverages rose by 19.4 percent and tobacco products by 10.1 percent. The price of pet food increased by 51.1 percent, detergents by 32.2 percent, home improvement and maintenance items by 30.5 percent, and personal care items by 27.3 percent.


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