The average inflation rate in the Russian Federation was 0.2% from April 1 to 7, 2.6% since January 1, the Federal State Statistics Service informed.
In 2013, the inflation rate was 0.1% since the start of April, 0.5% in April, 2% since January 1.
In the past week, pork increased in price by 1%, sugar by 0.9%, milk, quark, rice, millet, sausages / small sausages, half smoked sausage, whole frozen fish, butter, sour cream, vodka by 0.5-0.8%. Eggs became cheaper by 0.4%, lamb and mutton by 0.2%, sunflower oil by 0.1%.
Fruits and vegetables advanced in price by 0.4% on average (cabbage and tomatoes by 1.5%, potatoes by 1.3%, carrots and bulb onion by 0.7% and 0.6%, respectively. At the same time, fresh cucumbers decreased in price by 3%.
Urban overland transport services rose in price by 0.4-0.5%