In June, the food basket of Russians has risen by 15%. Due to bad weather significantly reduced the supply of vegetables from southern regions of Russia and CIS countries, and last year’s stocks have been exhausted. Now the minimum set of products is 4233 of the ruble.
The price of the minimum food basket by the end of June increased by 15%, now it is 4233 of the ruble, reported the newspaper «Izvestia» with reference to Rosstat.
According to the Ministry, a strong price increase occurred due to growth of prices for vegetables and fruits. Significantly reduced the supply of vegetables from southern regions of Russia and CIS countries, and last year’s stocks have been exhausted.
In a minimal set of products includes 33 names, several types of meat, dairy products, cereals, vegetables, fruits, sweet. The calculations use average prices.
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