The other most inflationary food products in the Balearic Islands between January and October, were jams and dried fruit (up by 6.2 percent), coffee, hot chocolate and teas (5.3 percent increase), fresh fish (4.8 percent increase), bread (up by 4.5 percent) and oils (3.5 percent). However, many other staple food products decreased in price this year, such as processed meals made from potatoes (down by 7.1 percent), lamb (6.8 percent decrease), poultry (2.1 percent decrease) and frozen fruit (down by 2 percent). In terms of price differences for non-food products in the Balearic Islands, the biggest increases were found to be those for cigarettes (up by 6.2 percent in the first ten months of 2005). This was followed by heating and water (up by 5.9 percent), medical services (4.2 percent increase).
However, prices for clothes went down in price this year, such as children's and baby clothes which decreased by 6.2 percent.
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