Ukraine: Inflation eases in September
October 12, 2020
Consumer prices rose 0.49% in September over the previous month, contrasting August’s 0.21% drop. September’s reading mainly reflected a rebound in prices for clothing and footwear. Meanwhile, prices for food continued to decline, albeit at a softer pace than in August.
Inflation slipped from 2.5% in August to 2.3% in September, moving further below the Central Bank’s target range of 5.0% plus or minus 1.0 percentage point. Annual average inflation fell to 3.1% in September (August: 3.5%). Lastly, core inflation inched down to 3.1% from 3.2% in August.