First-quarter inflation hits 1.8 percent, says Kazakh official


The Kazakh inflation rate has reached 1.8 percent since the beginning of the year, reported Minister of National Economy Timur Suleimenov during an April 3 government meeting. At the same time, the rate remained within a 5-7-percent range.

The rates demonstrated a downward trend in prices for food products (2.2 percent)...