Prices for industrial production grew by 1.9% in February of this year as compared to January, according to the press service of the Statistics Agency of Kazakhstan.
"In February prices in the mining industry increased by 2.4%, in manufacturing - by 0.2%. Prices of manufactured products increased by 1.9%, production services - by 0.4%," the Prime Minister's official website quotes Statistics Agency.
Also, the price increase is seen for fuel oil - by 4.1%, gas condensate - by 3.4%, metal ores - by 3.1%, oil - by 2.6%, diesel fuel - by 1.6%, kerosene - by 0.6%. The prices decreased on liquefied propane and butane by 7%, coal - by 2%, natural gas - by 1.9%, gasoline - by 0.2%.
In addition, the price of lead became higher by 14.1%, raw zinc - by 8.1%, copper - 0.6%, ferroalloys - by 0.1%. The price of raw aluminum reduced by 2.7 %, ferrous metals - by 2.1%, precious metals - by 0.8%.
It is worth noting that the price increases were seen in the product segment. So, the price of rye flour has risen by 18.5%, meat - by 4.9%, sugar - by 3.4%, flour - by 1.5%, cereals - by 1.3%, pasta - by 1%. The price of tobacco products fell by 4%, fish - by 1.4%, oil - by 0.2%.