Abnormally cold weather has led to higher inflation in Russia

Cold weather in Russia pushed the date of the occurrence of an early harvest. This has led to a rise in inflation by 0.1-0.2 percentage points compared to forecasts. In this situation, fruits and vegetables (especially potatoes, carrots, apples and cabbage) rose 0.3 percent.

Abnormally cold weather has pushed back the date of early emergence of the crop, which led to a rise in inflation by 0.1-0.2 percentage points compared to forecasts. Write about this «Izvestia» with reference to the experts the MAYOR.

«Usually, the fruits of the early harvest coming to market in late spring, and due to this, the annual rate of growth of prices slightly reduced. The MAYOR hoped that this trend will continue, and laid her expected results in the annual forecast of inflation», — stated in the message.

However, forecasters admitted April the coldest since 2010. In may, the temperature did not reach normal, and in June a similar situation. In this situation, fruits and vegetables (especially potatoes, carrots, apples and cabbage) rose 0.3 percent.

Agroexpert say that if the weather clears and the rain continues to fall, inflation may grow even stronger.



Abnormally cold weather has led to higher inflation in Russia 17.06.2017

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