Inflation has slowed due to stability on forex market / epizod.com.ua

The NBU calls tough monetary and fiscal policies, as well as restrained consumer demand, among factors that caused deceleration of inflation.

As UNIAN reported earlier, deflation in Ukraine amounted to 1% in July 2015 compared to June, excluding the occupied Crimea and Sevastopol, as well as part of the ATO zone. A month to month deflation was recorded for the first time since August, 2013.

Read alsoNBU head pledges measures to lower inflation to 5% by 2019On an annual basis (July 2015 to July 2014), the inflation slowed to 55.3% compared with 57.5% recorded the previous month.

In January-July, consumer prices in Ukraine increased by 39.3%.