Meat prices in Kyrgyzstan increased by almost 36% over the year
Retail prices for meat increased by almost 36% on average over the year, the National Statistical Committee reports.
As of July 14, of this year, prices for beef in the republic on average amounted to 464.76 soms per kg and, compared to the same date last year, increased by 108 soms, or 30.3%, and prices for mutton, respectively, amounted to 488, 47 soms per kg and in comparison, with the corresponding period of 2020 increased by 41.1%.
At the same time, the maximum retail prices for beef were in the cities of Jalal-Abad – 496.23 soms per kg, Naryn – 484.64 soms per kg, Osh – 482.03 soms per kg, and the minimum prices for it were recorded in the village of Pokrovka – 425,93 soms per kg, in the cities of Batken – 433.27 soms per kg and Isfana – 434.97 soms per kg.
Retail prices for mutton exceeded the national average in the cities of Kara-Suu – 527.98 soms per kg, Jalal-Abad – 525.98 soms per kg and Osh – 509.44 soms per kg, and the lowest prices for it were observed in the village of Pokrovka – 422.98 soms per kg, as well as in the cities of Kara-Balta – 447.65 soms per kg and Karakol – 448.49 soms per kg.
The largest increase in prices for beef compared to the same date last year was recorded in the cities of Jalal-Abad, Nookat and Uzgen. For mutton – in the cities of Kara-Suu, Jalal-Abad and Tokmok.