Inflation in Russia for the period from 15 to 21 August 2017, according to Rosstat, was zero. Since the beginning of August prices decreased by 0.2% since the beginning of the year inflation amounted to 2.2%. In August 2016, inflation was zero, with the beginning of the year was 3.9%.
Over the past week reduction of prices for fruit and vegetables on average was 3.6%, including on cabbage – 10,2%, potatoes, onions, carrots and tomatoes – 6,7-9,4%. However, cucumbers have risen in price by 1.7%.
Eggs, sugar, buckwheat became cheaper on 0,7-0,8%, pasteurized milk, wheat and pasta – by 0.2-0.4 percent. At the same time the price of mutton, canned meat, boiled sausage, butter, margarine, sour cream, fat cottage cheese, cheese, wheat bread, chocolate candy, caramel, tea and rice increased by 0.1-0.2%.
The prices for gasoline automobile have grown on 0,1%, on diesel fuel – have not changed.