Inflation in Russia in June accelerated to 0.6 percent per annum compared to 4.4%

Inflation in Russia in June accelerated to 0.6 percent per annum compared to 4.4%

MOSCOW, July 6. /TASS/. Inflation in Russia in June 2017 was 0.6% after 0.4% in may. In annual terms, consumer price growth was at the level of 4.4 percent, according to the materials of Rosstat.

The growth of food prices in June was 1% (0,1% excluding fruits and vegetables), non-food goods prices rose by 0.1%, services – by 0.7%.

Last month, in eight regions of Russia consumer prices for goods and services increased by 1% or more, including in the Tver and Omsk regions – 1.4% and 1.2%, respectively, following the appreciation of food products by 2.9% and 2.6%.

However, in the Chukotka Autonomous district and Sakhalin region consumer goods and services fell by an average of 1.3% and 0.1% respectively as a result of lower prices for food products by 4.1% and 0.6%.

In Moscow growth of consumer prices for the month amounted to 0.8% (from the beginning of the year – 3,2%), in St.-Petersburg – 0,4% (from the beginning of the year and 3.3%).

In June, the still growing prices for fruit and vegetables

In June a rapid growth of prices for fruit and vegetables. So, cabbage has become more expensive in 1.5 times; apples, oranges, beets, potatoes and carrots – 15.9-22.4 percent.

However, it was observed a reduction of certain types of fruit and vegetables: prices of cucumbers and tomatoes decreased by 25.4% and 22.8%, respectively, for the garlic – 3.8%, fruits – by 0.7%.

From observable kinds of fish products 0.4-0.7% rose chilled and frozen cleaned fish of salmon breeds, salted and smoked delicacy products, domestic caviar of salmon fishes and canned fish. At the same time on 0,2-0,5% have fallen in price – frozen fish, except salmonids, fish fillets, salted herring and fish preserves.

As for the rest of the observed deliveries, the price of ice cream rose by 1.3%, yoghurts, cottage cheese glazed curd, processed cheese, jam, jam, jam, cakes, dumplings, manti, ravioli – 0.4-0.7%. In addition, coffee organizations quick service became more expensive by 0.4 percent.

At the same time all the observed types of cereal products became cheaper by 0.4-4.1 percent.

The reduction in prices of 0.1-0.5% was recorded for pork (except for boneless meat), beef liver, poultry, canned meat, milk, margarine, pasta from a premium flour, flour, cakes, canned baby food (vegetable and fruit), chocolates and beer.

Among non-food products rose in price seasonal goods

In June, a significant increase in prices was observed for fuel. Thus, the automobile gasoline AI-92 (AI-93 and etc.) became more expensive by 1.3%, gasoline AI-76 (AI-80), AI-95 and higher – by 0.8%, diesel fuel – 0.7%. The prices of motor fuels decreased by 1.6%.

As in the previous month, the prices for separate kinds of summer clothing range: 0.7-1% rose women’s shoes, sandals with uppers of artificial leather baby shoes (sandals), women’s dresses, of cotton or blended fabrics.

Among other observable types of non-food goods by 0.7 and 1.1% increase in the price of textbooks, manuals, didactic materials for secondary schools, flash drives, cameras, filter cigarettes of foreign brands, certain types of construction materials (euroslate, cement, calibrated, Board edging).

In the group of medicines and health products prices reductions were recorded for validol – 6.8%, sulfacetamide, Corvalol, Russian multivitamins without minerals – 1.2 and 2.3%. At the same time by 0.7-1% more expensive band-AIDS and multivitamins with macro – and microelements.

In addition, 1.4% on cheaper cut flowers, 0.6-0.8% – tablet computers, monitors, phones, mixers, blenders, microwave ovens and roller skates.

In June the services were expensive tours to Greece and Spain, were cheaper in Thailand

In June of passenger transport services, tourism and recreation significantly increased the tariffs for journey in trains of distant following – on 18,8%, flight in salon of economy class of the aircraft, climbed 3.9%.

The cost of tours on holiday in Spain increased by 4.9%, trips to Greece – by 4.8%, the excursions to the cities of Europe – 4.1 percent, permits in rest houses and boarding houses in territory of Russia – 3.1%, accommodation by 0.9%. At the same time tours to stay in Thailand and travel to China became cheaper by 1.2% and 0.7% respectively.

In the group of the observed communication services 15.4% more expensive charge for sending the letter in Russia, 1.2% and 1.7% of landline services, min of local connection (call) via the cellular communication, as well as the subscription fee for the radio transmission point. However, the monthly fee for Internet access decreased by 0.2%.

From other observable types of service is 4% more expensive began to manage the rental of individual Bank safe Deposit, 1.3% theatre tickets.

At the same time on 0,1-0,7% became cheaper season tickets for classes in groups of General physical training and swimming pools, accommodation in a student dormitory, the installation of plastic Windows, tire service, voluntary insurance policy of the car from the standard risks, but also decreased the interest rate for consumer credit.