Georgia’s annual inflation rate in December spiked at 13.9%, the National Statistics Office (Geostat) reported today.
On a monthly basis, meanwhile, consumer prices increased by 0.3 percent.
The annual inflation rate was primarily driven by price changes in food and non-alcoholic beverages (15.6% increase), transport (17.3% increase),), housing, water, electricity, gas and other fuels (24.9% increase).
Georgia’s annual inflation rate in months in the second half of 2021 were among the highest in a decade.
The monthly inflation rate was primarily driven by price changes in food and non-alcoholic beverages (0.8% increase), restaurants and hotels (0.9% increase), and clothing and footwear (1.4% decrease).
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