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Prices of food and catering services increased by 0.23% during the month, with food and processed food going up 0.04% and 0.48%, respectively.Those of foodstuff picked up 0.08%, with poultry rising 0.47%; cooking oil, 0.38%; and fresh seafood, 0,59%. The prices of eating-out service; and those of housing, water supply, electricity, fuel and construction materials respectively picked up 0.47%, and 0.66%.
Prices of textiles, hats and footwear decreased 0.11%, with fabric increasing 0.22%; and hats, 0.36%.
Prices of transport services declined 2,12%, mainly thanks to a 5.19% drop in fuel.