Rosstat: weekly inflation in Russia accelerated to 0.2%

Rosstat: weekly inflation in Russia accelerated to 0.2%

MOSCOW, March 11. Inflation in Russia from 1 to 9 March 2016 re was 0.2%, YTD gained 1.8 percent, according to the materials of Rosstat.

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Inflation in Russia in February was 0.6%, with the beginning of the year to 1.6%

For comparison, overall for March 2015 inflation was 1.2%. Thus, based on the data of the Ministry, inflation in annual terms on March 9, remained unchanged at 8.1 per cent.

During the reporting period prices for buckwheat increased by 0.9%, tea – by 0.6%, sterilized milk, butter, margarine, cheese, caramel – 0.3-0.4%. While chicken eggs have fallen in price on 0,5%, sugar – by 0.4%, groats – by 0.3%.

The growth of prices for fruit and vegetables on average amounted to 0,2%, including on the apples of 0.7%. At the same time, potatoes became cheaper by 1%, cabbage – on 0,6%, carrots, onions and cucumbers – on 0,1-0,4%.

The prices for automobile gasoline have grown on 0,3%, on diesel fuel – have decreased on 0,1%.