According to Rosstat, inflation in Russia for the period from 23 to 29 August 2016 was zero. Since the beginning of August inflation was also 0%. Since the beginning of the year inflation amounted to 3.9% (in August 2015: a whole month of 0.4% since the beginning of the year to 9.8%).
Over the past week the price of pork rose 0.5%, chickens and chicken eggs – by 0.3%, butter, tea, millet, and buckwheat – by 0.2%. However, fish and lamb fell by 0.3% and 0.2%, sugar- by 1.0%.
The decline in prices for fruits and vegetables on average amounted to 2.6%, including fresh tomatoes – 6.2%, potatoes, onions, carrots, white cabbage – 4,0-5,9%. At the same time the cucumbers became more expensive by 1.0%.
The prices for gasoline automobile have not changed, diesel fuel – fell by 0.1%.