September 1, 2010 - 12:20 AMT
Prices for nonfoods up 0,1% in Armenia in August

Prices for nonfoods went up 0,1% in Armenia in August as compared with July.

According to the National Statistical Service, inflation was caused by rise in prices for personal use goods (1,3%), cultural goods (1,3%) and stationery (1,4%).

Prices for carpets, fabric, kitchen utensils and jewelry increased by 0,1%. Prices for furniture, medicines, fuel and makeup dropped 0,6-0,1%. Prices for consumer electronics, clothes and shoes remained unchanged.