Tajikistan’s inflation rate makes 7.7% in seven months
Wednesday 10 August 2011
DUSHANBE (Asia-Plus) – According to National Bank of Tajikistan, inflation rate in Tajikistan in seven months this year made 7.7%.
According to NBT, inflation rate in July made 0.5% as compared to June’s 0.2%.
“In general, inflation rate in the past twelve months made 14.1%,” NBT said.
The source reports that inflation growth in Tajikistan is mainly caused by external factors – fluctuation of prices at international oil and food markets and growing load on transport costs.
In the 2011 state budget inflation rate is adjusted up to 11%.
According to the International Monetary Fund’s forecast, this year’s inflation rate in Tajikistan will make 13-14%. In 2010 inflation rate in Tajikistan made 9.8%.
In July this year, one of the most important financial indexes, refinancing rate made 9.0%.