Average net salary in Serbia is €375 in March
The average net salary in Serbia totaled RSD 41,689 (€375) in March, a nominal and actual drop of 3.9% compared to the month before, the Tanjug news agency reported. Salaries in the north of the country are now 30% higher than in the south, the Marketing Research Institute (IZIT) said in its latest bulletin. At an annual level, the average salary in March rose 2.8% nominally but down 7.6% in real terms, due to high inflation in the observation period, according to the report. The consumer prices of goods and services in April increased by 0.8% on average compared to March and rose by 11.4% from the same month of 2012, the Belgrade-based Statistical Office stated on Monday. Compared to the previous month, the greatest increase in prices was noted in the groups: food and non-alcoholic beverages (2%), recreation and culture (1.2%), restaurants and hotels (0.6%), health (0.5%) and clothing and footwear (0.1%). However, transport prices and prices of household equipment and routine household maintenance decreased 0.3% and 0.2%, respectively.
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