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Prices in Kyrgyzstan to grow by less than 2.5% at year-end

In 2018, an average inflation rate in Kyrgyzstan is expected to be below 2.5 percent. Report on the monetary policy of the National Bank for the second half of 2018 says.

An average inflation rate in 2019 will be about 5 percent. At the same time, prices are expected to rise to 6.8 percent from the third quarter. Then the indicator will decrease and will be at the level of 6.6-6.5 percent.

«At the end of 2018, prices are expected to recover on world commodity markets along with the growth of aggregate demand. The price growth in the medium term will tend to 5-7 percent,» the report says.