Consumer prices rose by 14.2 percent compared to April last year. It was the most in the last decade, when in December 1993 the annual price increase reached 18.2 percent. Housing, fuel and food prices had the biggest impact on April’s inter-year index, says Pavel ediv, head of consumer price statistics S.
Electricity, which rose by 4.3 percent, lost the most in housing prices, with natural gas prices rising by 4.7 percent and heat and hot water prices rising by 2.8 percent.
In food, meat prices rose by 8.7 percent, of which pork prices rose by as much as 23.3 percent.