Dossayev: Inflation rate amounted 6 per cent

ASTANA. February 8. KAZINFORM "In 2012 the inflation rate was 6 percent, which is 1.4 percent less than in 2011," Kazakh Minister of Economy and Budget Planning Yerbolat Dossaev reported during an extended board meeting.

According to him, paid services' price raising has made a main contribution to the rise of inflation by 6.8 percent. The unemployment rate was 5.3 percent, one percentage point lower than in 2011.

During 11 months of 2012 the average per capita income has increased in real terms by 7, 5 percent, real wages - by 8.4 percent.

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