No change in year to year CPI growth

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The Consumer Price Index (CPI) increased by 0.3 per cent from February 2018 to March 2018.The year to year growth in the CPI was 2.2 per cent in March 2018, while the CPI-ATE growth was 1.2 per cent in the same period.

Figure 1. Consumer price index. Percentage change from the same month one year before

CPI CPI-ATE
Mar. 2016 3.3 3.4
Apr. 2016 3.3 3.2
May 2016 3.4 3.2
June 2016 3.7 3.1
July 2016 4.4 3.7
Aug. 2016 4 3.3
Sep. 2016 3.6 3
Oct. 2016 3.7 3
Nov. 2016 3.6 2.6
Dec. 2016 3.5 2.5
Jan. 2017 2.8 2.1
Feb. 2017 2.5 1.6
Mar. 2017 2.4 1.7
Apr. 2017 2.2 1.7
May 2017 2.1 1.6
June 2017 1.9 1.6
July 2017 1.5 1.2
Aug. 2017 1.3 0.9
Sep. 2017 1.6 1
Oct. 2017 1.2 1.1
Nov. 2017 1.1 1
Dec. 2017 1.6 1.4
Jan. 2018 1.6 1.1
Feb. 2018 2.2 1.4
Mar. 2018 2.2 1.2

Figure 2. Monthly change in per cent. CPI, CPI-ATE, CPI by divisons

February 2018 - March 2018 February 2017 - March 2017
Miscellaneous goods and services 0.1 0.6
Restaurants and hotels -0.6 -0.1
Education 0 0
Recreation and culture 0.3 -0.8
Communications 0 -0.2
Transport -0.1 0.3
Health 0.2 0.5
Furnishings, household equipment and routine maintenance -0.3 0.4
Housing, water, electricity, gas and other fuels 0.9 0
Clothing and footwear 7.5 7.1
Alcoholic beverages and tobacco -0.1 -0.2
Food and non-alcoholic beverages -1.8 -0.4
CPI -ATE All-item index 0.2 0.4
CPI All-item index 0.3 0.3

Figure 3. 12-month rate. CPI, CPI-ATE, CPI by divisions. March 2017 – March 2018

March 2017 – March 2018
Miscellaneous goods and services 1.8
Restaurants and hotels 1.6
Education 6
Recreation and culture 2.5
Communications 0.5
Transport 3.3
Health 0.9
Furnishings, household equipment and routine maintenance -0.9
Housing, water, electricity, gas and other fuels 4.6
Clothing and footwear -5.6
Alcoholic beverages and tobacco 1.7
Food and non-alcoholic beverages 1.6
CPI -ATE All-item index 1.2
CPI All-item index 2.2

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