The FINANCIAL — The consumer prices fell by 0.6% in May 2010 in Ukraine.
Ukrainian News learned this from a statement by the State Statistics Committee.
Including, the consumer prices for foodstuff and non-alcoholic beverages fell by 1.4%, prices for clothes and footwear went up by 0.1%, the rates of housing and utility services rose by 0.2%, the rates of services related to the health care rose by 0.5%, education prices went up by 0.2% in May.
Ukraine has seen inflation of 3.7% in January-May.
In comparison with May 2009, inflation of May 2010 grew by 8.5%.
As Ukrainian News earlier reported, in April, Ukraine saw deflation of 0.3% and inflation of 4.4% in January-April.
Ukraine saw inflation of 12.3% in 2009.
In 2008, the consumer prices in Ukraine grew by 22.3%.
The Cabinet of Ministers forecasts GDP increase by 3.7% and inflation (December to December) by 13.1% in 2010.