For the period from 28 November to 4 December 2017 inflation in Russia, according to Rosstat, amounted to 0.1%, since the beginning of December was 0.1% YTD 2.2% (in December, 2016: a whole month of 0.4% since the beginning of year – 5,4%).
Over the past week the prices for eggs grew by 0.7%, lamb, cooked sausage, frankfurters, sausages, frozen fish, margarine, pasteurized milk and tea – by 0.2-0.3%. At the same time prices for buckwheat decreased by 1.0%, chickens, sugar, flour and vermicelli – on 0,2-0,4%.
The growth of prices for fruit and vegetables on average amounted to 1.8%, including cucumbers and tomatoes – 8.0% and 3.6% respectively.
Prices for motor gasoline increased by 0.4%, diesel fuel – by 0.6%.