Inflation in Serbia in 2012 reached 12.2 percentSource: Tanjug
Inflation in Serbia in 2012 was 12.2 percent, while December consumer prices dropped compared to November by 0.4 percent, the Statistical Office has said.
The average growth rate of consumer prices in 2012 was 7.8 percent.
The Statistical Office noted that it observed most increase in the prices - "by main groups according to destination of consumption in December 2012" - of health products, furnishings, household equipment and routine household maintenance, rRestaurants and hotels, clothing and footwear, housing, water, electricity, gas and other fuels and education,
Decrease of prices was noted in food and non-alcoholic beverages transport.
The prices of other products and services remained largely unchanged.
The consumer price index is defined as a measure of average change of retail prices of goods and services used for personal consumption.
Prices of agricultural products up 35 pct
Producer prices of agricultural and fishery products went up by 35 percent in November 2012 against a year earlier, the Statistical Office announced on Friday.
Producer prices in agriculture increased by 34.8 percent, while the increase was 57.2 percent for fishery products.
Producer prices in farming grew by 39.5 percent, in fruit growing 54 percent, while in cattle raising they increased by 22.7 percent.