Prices of goods and services in Moscow has increased in 2015 on average by 14%

Prices of goods and services in Moscow has increased in 2015 on average by 14%


MOSCOW, 11 February. Prices of goods and services in Moscow has increased in 2015 on average by 14%, the report said Mosgorstat.

“Food in December 2015 compared to December 2014 rose by 15.3%. The most significant rise in price is fixed for olive oil – 41.9%, tea – by 38.2%, rice – 37,9%, caramel, chocolate – 35,6%, chocolates – 34%, sunflower oil – 34,4%”, – stated in the message.

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In 1,5 times were more expensive dried fruit, nuts, lemons and oranges.

The price of sugar, meat and vegetable canned food, pasta, condensed milk with sugar, mayonnaise and fish products increased by 22.1-27.3 per cent.

12.8-19.3 percent became more expensive milk, dairy products, butter, eggs, beef, sausage products, soft drinks, bread and bakery products, flour, cheeses, millet, semolina and buckwheat groats.

According to Mosgorstat, 2015 fruit and citrus rose by an average of 30%, vegetables – by 10.5%, including cucumbers and tomatoes – by 25.5% and 18.4% respectively.

However, the decrease in prices for potatoes (39.9%), white cabbage fresh (27%), beet, carrot and onion (10,3-17,0%).

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Alcoholic beverages rose on average by 15.6%.

The cost of the minimum set of foodstuff in the end of December in Moscow amounted to 4.2 thousand rubles per month and increased versus the end of December 2014 is 8.1%.

Among non-food products increased most prices for jewelry – by 28.2%, fabrics, stationery, tobacco products – by 23%.

The price of gasoline increased by 4.3%.