Inflation in Moldova in June 2018 was "zero", likewise a month earlier. In general, since the beginning of the year, it was 0.8%, and over the last 12 months - 3.2%
The National Bureau of Statistics reported this, noting that in June of the last year, the country registered a deflation of 0.4%. In January-June 2017, inflation was 4.8%, and annual inflation in the period from June 2016 to June 2017 was 7.3%. As the NBM noted, consumer prices in June 2018 as a whole remained at the level of the previous month, while the prices for food products decreased by 0.4%, prices for non-food products - increased by 0.1%, and tariffs for provided services increased by 0.5%. According to official statistics, in particular, in June 2018, food prices for stone fruit products decreased most by 41.5%, grapes by 10%, potatoes by 8.7%, fresh vegetables - by 2.5%. At the same time, zucchini price fell by 60.6%, cucumbers - by 31.6%, cabbage - by 16.3%, tomatoes - by 14.1%. Salad cost decreased - by 2%, sugar by 2%, sour cream and cottage cheese - by 1.2%, lamb - by 0.8%, pork - by 0.7%, beef, and cheese - by 0.6%, salted and smoked fish decreased - by 0.5%, poultry - by 0.2%. At the same time, during the reporting period, prices for carrots increased by 51.2%, beets - by 35.2%, watermelons - by 24.7%, citrus fruits by 13.6%, eggs by 10.4% , pome fruits - by 6.9%, dry onion - by 6.8%, honey - by 1.5%, peasant oil - by 1.1%, alcoholic beverages - by 0.7%. According to the NBS, prices for most non-food products in June remained at the level of the previous month. At the same time, there was a slight increase in prices for liquefied gas in cylinders - by 4.3%, women's bathing suits - by 3.2%, sports goods - by 1.2%, fuel and electric plates - by 0.9% in both cases, furniture sets - by 0.8%, men's sneakers - by 0.6%, sanitary-hygiene products - by 0.4%, cigarettes - by 1.3%. At the same time, among non-food items, prices for bicycles fell by 2.2%, cars and telephones - by 2%, coal - by 1.4%, firewood - by 0.6%, women's sandals, detergents and household chemical goods - by 0.3%. Among the services rendered to the population, in June, the average monthly tariffs for foreign tourism services increased by 11.8%, passenger air transportation services - by 8.5% and garbage transportation (Balti municipality) by 6%. The fee for keeping children in kindergartens and nurseries increased by 3.7%. Mandatory transport insurance has risen in price by 3.3%, services of railway passenger transportation - by 2.8%. The cost of renting apartments increased by 0.6%, personal hygiene services - by 1.5%, hotel services prices increased by 0.3%. //10.07.2018 - InfoMarket.