The Ministry of economic development predicted the stability of prices before the New year

Moscow. December 23. The traditional surge in consumer prices before the New year, according to the Ministry of economic development.

In the last three weeks the prices added 0.2%, on 21 December, the inflation rate since the beginning of the year amounted to 12.7%.

“We do not expect a new year crackdown on prices amid declining real incomes. In 13% (by end 2015) will meet”, – said in the Ministry.

On the question of whether the jump in consumer prices in January due to the weakening of the ruble, the Ministry said that “amid the volatility in oil prices and exchange rate dynamics rather high uncertainty”.