The average inflation rate in the Russian Federation was 0.2% from February 25 to March 3, 1.4% since the start of the year, the Federal State Statistics Service informed.
In 2013, the inflation rate was 0.1% since the start of March, 0.3% in March, 1.6% since January 1.
In the past week, vodka increased in price by 1%, eggs by 0.9%, frozen fish, milk, sour cream, quark, sugar, tea, rice by 0.4-0.7%. At the same time, buckwheat went down in price by 0.3%, wheat flower by 0.2%.
Fruits and vegetables increased in price by 1.2% on average (onion, cabbage and fresh cucumbers by 3.1-3.7%, potatoes by 2.6%), carrots by 1.7%. At the same time, fresh tomatoes became 0.7% cheaper.
The state/municipal social housing rent, urban transport services advanced in price by 0.2-0.8%.
"AK&M", 05.03.2014 16:44