Spectator on facebook

Spectator on facebook

Prices of frequently purchased goods and services down 0.1 % in mid-January

The prices of the most frequently purchased goods and services fell by 0.1 percent in the period between January 11 and January 20, the Statistics Office announced on January 28.

The prices of the most frequently purchased goods and services fell by 0.1 percent in the period between January 11 and January 20, the Statistics Office announced on January 28.

This was mainly due to fruit prices falling by 2 percent and those of fuels falling by 1.9 percent. Conversely, the prices of fats and oils went up by 2.9 percent, while those of fish increased by 1.2 percent, the TASR newswire wrote.

The Statistics Office has been conducting consumer price surveys of 196 frequently purchased goods and services every ten days since August 2008. The aim has been to monitor price developments in connection with adoption of the euro. The surveys will continue to the end of June 2009. TASR

Compiled by Zuzana Vilikovská from press reports
The Slovak Spectator cannot vouch for the accuracy of the information presented in its Flash News postings.

The processing of personal data is subject to our Privacy Policy and the Cookie Policy. Before submitting your e-mail address, please make sure to acquaint yourself with these documents.

Top stories

Slovak women scientists prove that science is not just for men

I grew up with the conviction that science belongs to men, said one awarded Slovak scientist.

Mariana Derzsi and Andrea Straková Fedorková

Five years after the Moldava raid, the victims have turned into perpetrators

June 19 marks the fifth anniversary of the brutal and much-discussed raid in the Roma settlement; and it points to five of those beaten being charged with perjury.

Moldava nad Bodvou

The UK is not cutting off its own hand, it is holding it out

It is not rational to behave towards the UK as if it posed a security risk to the EU.

Illustrative stock photo

Welcome to Slovakia?

Following Henry Acorda’s horrific killing, businesses need to stand up.

June 8 gathering in Bratislava