According to the data published by Rosstat, for the period from 16 to 22 August inflation in Russia was 0.1%.
It should be noted that the price growth recorded for the first time in the last four weeks. In the previous week’s inflation was at 0%. And in the period from 26 July to 1 August in Russia, deflation at 0.1%. All in all since the beginning of the year, consumer prices rose by 3.9%.
So, for the past week the national average is 0.7% more expensive pork, chicken prices rose 0.5% and the price of buckwheat and dairy products increased on average by 0.3%. Recorded decrease in prices of fish, salt, rice. These products lost value from 0.1% to 0.3%. Also decreased the average price of seasonal fruits and vegetables. Tomatoes for the week fell by 9.4%. The cost of potatoes, onions, cabbage, carrots decreased by 4.0 and 5.8%.
During the reporting week, the price of gasoline and diesel fuel remained unchanged.
According to Rosstat, by the end of July 2016, inflation in Russia was 0.5% compared to the previous month. On an annual basis by the end of July, inflation reached 7.2%.