For the period from 6 to 12 February 2018. inflation in Russia, according to Rosstat, amounted to 0.1%, since the beginning of February – 0.2%, the YTD is 0.5%. In 2017 since the beginning of the year inflation was 0.8% overall in February – by 0.2%.
Over the past week the prices for wheat rose by 1.0%, semi-smoked sausage, frozen fish, cheese and margarine – on 0,2-0,3%. At the same time buckwheat prices dropped by 1.0%, pork, chicken, sugar and flour – on 0,2-0,3%.
The growth of prices for fruit and vegetables on average amounted to 0.8%, including potatoes, cabbage, carrots and cucumbers – 1,5-2,2%. At the same time, the tomatoes became cheaper by 0.9%.
Prices for motor gasoline and diesel fuel practically have not changed.