Since the beginning of November, milk has risen in price by 3.38 soms, or 10.1 percent in Kyrgyzstan. The National Statistical Committee of the republic provided such data.
The highest prices were registered in Jalal-Abad, Batken, Uzgen and Osh cities, where the cost of raw, not processed milk was 40 soms per liter. At the same time, the minimum prices for it were observed in Kara-Suu (25 soms per liter) and Pokrovka village (20 soms per liter).
«The largest increase in prices for non-pasteurized milk was recorded in Uzgen — by 33.3 percent, Jalal-Abad — by 25.8 percent, Balykchi — by 19.1 percent and Tokmak — by 17.8 percent. The main reason for the increase in milk prices is weather conditions,» the National Statistical Committee stressed.