For Belarusians 2019 began with a significant rise in price of products. So, in January prices for food products increased by 1.3%, according to Belstat. While overall inflation last month was 0.9%.
The last time food inflation at this level recorded in October 2017: then the price of food also jumped by 1.3%. In June 2017 the monthly food inflation was also at this level.
Non-food products in January rose by 0.7% and services — by 0.3%.