Compared to November 2014, in December 2014 the Consumer Price Index stood at 99.9 per cent, and compared to December 2013 at 100.83 per cent, according to the data offered by the National Statistics Institute (INS).
In December 2014 the HCPI stood at 99.9 per cent compared to the month before and at 101.03 per cent compared to the same month last year.
The overall average growth of prices determined on the basis of CPI stood at 1.1 per cent year-on-year, while the one determined on the basis of HCPI stood at 1.4 per cent year-on-year.
The prices of food products dropped by 0.41 per cent year-on-year, those of non-food products by 2.45 per cent, and the prices of services grew by 3.16 per cent year-on-year.
Eggs, vegetables and canned vegetables have grown most expensive in December 2014 as compared to the prior month, by 5.52 pct and 5.73 pct, respectively, and against the similar month of 2013 the biggest increment was recorded by honey, by 8.18 pct, according to data released on Tuesday by the National Institute of Statistics (INS).
As regards the food products, an important decrease was noticed at the citrus and other fruits (minus 7.56 pct), in December 2014, as compared to November 2014, and as compared to the similar month of 2013 potatoes’ prices have known the biggest decrease, by 35.82 pct.
According to the INS data, fuels have gone down the most among the non-food products, by 2.97 pct in December as compared to November, and by 1.85 pct as compared to the same month of 2013.
The energy price has stagnated in December 2014 against the prior month, but went cheaper by 2.29 pct against December 2013.
As for the services, the phone calls grew cheaper by 0.08 pct in December 2014 as compared to the same month of the prior year. (source: nineoclock.ro)