Home / Knowledge / News / Consumer prices higher by 0.8%
Consumer prices higher by 0.8%
12
May '08
In April 2008 consumer prices 0.8% higher. In April this year monthly inflation was slightly lower than in April last year. Consumer prices went up by 0.8%, which is 0.3 of a percentage point less than in April 2007. In the first four months of this year consumer prices increased by 2.1%.

On average, goods were 0.9% more expensive while service prices increased by 0.4%. As regards goods, semi-durable goods prices grew by 3.2% while non-durable goods prices and durable goods prices increased by 0.5%.

In April higher prices of clothing and footwear and petroleum products:
In April higher prices were recorded in the following groups: clothing and footwear (by 3.5%), and furnishing, (by 0.8%), transport (by 0.5%), miscellaneous goods (by 0.4%), recreation and culture (by 0.2%) and health (by 0.1%).

Again clothing and footwear prices went up and again on account of the transition to new lines in stores: footwear prices went up by 5.7%, garments were 3.1% more expensive and the prices of clothing materials increased by 2.5%. Service prices also increased: services for footwear went up by 3.7% and services for clothing by 0.3%.

In the group furnishing, on account of the end of discounts the prices of household textiles increased by 2% and of furniture and furnishings by 1.8%.

Higher prices of clothing and footwear pushed the inflation rate up by 0.3 of a percentage point, while higher prices of petroleum products, furnishing each added 0.1 p.p. Other price increases contributed 0.2 p.p.

Statistical Office of the Republic of Slovenia


Must ReadView All

Textiles minister Smriti Irani lighting the lamp to inaugurate the 6th edition of the International Apparel and Textile Fair ‘VASTRA 2017’, in Jaipur. Courtesy: PIB

Textiles | On 22nd Sep 2017

Placement rate in textiles sector is 70%: Indian minister

The recent high growth of foreign direct investment (FDI) in the...

Apparel/Garments | On 22nd Sep 2017

New US FTC rule for RN used on textile product labels

The US Federal Trade Commission recently streamlined requirements...

Textiles | On 22nd Sep 2017

Messe Frankfurt acquires Source Africa, ATF textile shows

Messe Frankfurt, one of the world´s leading trade show organisers,...

Interviews View All

Rajiv Sirohi
Shara

‘Portugal is taking away a major share of the mill made sector.’

Pinkesh Jain
Everflow Petrofils Ltd

‘An innovative technology which India needs desperately is the...

DK Sharma
Velocity Apparelz

We constantly communicate with employees at all levels

Kerem Durdag
Biovation II LLC

Kerem Durdag, CEO, Biovation II LLC, provides an insight into future...

Marcel Alberts
Eurofibers

Coating at a fibre level is a practice not usually seen in the...

Lynda Kelly
Suominen Corporation

Suominen Corporation is a manufacturer of nonwovens as roll goods for...

Ritu Kumar
Label Ritu Kumar

‘Classics will return’ "There are a lot of people wearing western clothes ...

Pranav Mishra
Huemn

Designers Pranav Mishra and Shyma Shetty’s Huemn is known for its...

Madhu Jain
Madhu Jain

She grew up in the walled city of Old Delhi, completed her studies, and...

Press Release

Press Release

Letter to Editor

Letter to Editor

RSS Feed

RSS Feed

Submit your press release on


editorial@fibre2fashion.com

Letter To Editor






(Max. 8000 char.)

Search Companies





SEARCH

September 2017

Subscribe today and get the latest update on Textiles, Fashion, Apparel and so on.

news category


Related Categories:

Planning to Take the Leap towards
Sustainability?

Do you see sustainability as a route to business growth?

Yes No

Do you think the sustainability space has the needed tools and resources available for a business to lead change?

Yes No

Active Poll

Do you see sustainability as a route to business growth?

Yes
74.5%
No
12.8%
Skip
12.8%

Total Votes: 47

Do you think adopting a sustainable approach will be a profitable move for your business?

Yes No

Active Poll

Do you think the sustainability space has the needed tools and resources available for a business to lead change?

Yes
61.7%
No
25.5%
Skip
12.8%

Total Votes: 47

Do you want the world to know about your sustainability journey and your business’ environmental footprint?

Yes No

Active Poll

Do you think adopting a sustainable approach will be a profitable move for your business?

Yes
87.2%
No
6.4%
Skip
6.4%

Total Votes: 47

Thanks for your valuable feedback. Claim your free latest sustainability e-book.

Active Poll

Do you want the world to know about your sustainability journey and your business’ environmental footprint?

Yes
70.2%
No
10.6%
Skip
19.1%

Total Votes: 47


E-News Insight
Subscribe Today and Get the
Latest News Update in Your Mail Box.
Advanced Search