March inflation in Kyrgyzstan was 0.7%, and was 2% since this year began, the country's National Statistics Committee has told Interfax.
Food prices increased 1.4% in March, while those for non-food goods dropped 0.4%. Service prices stayed flat with February.
Kyrgyz state budget law for this year has inflation predicted at 5%. Consumer prices rose 2.3% last year.
Interfax, April 29, 2003