Gas has become more expensive in the last year, as the rates were 70.10% higher in July of this year compared to July 2021, according to data published on Thursday by the National Institute of Statistics.
In the top of the non-food goods that recorded the biggest price increases were also fuels, with a price advance of 35.63% in July 2022 compared to July 2021, and thermal energy – plus 22.98%, according to Agerpres.
The foods that rose in price the most in the reference interval were edible oil, with price increases of 51.86%, potatoes – 41.85% and flour – 32.86%.
In the services sector, air transport – 34.02%, water, sewerage – 20.96% and CFR transport – 20.92% were the most expensive. Telephone services became cheaper by 0.08%, this being the sure reduction in July of this year compared to July 2021.
From month to month, in June the most important price increases were recorded for CFR transport – 20.92%, gas by 8.16% and air transport services – 6.29%.
INS data show that fuel tariffs were lower by 2.04% and telephone services by 0.13%, last month.