The average inflation rate in the Russian Federation was 0.2% from May 6 to 12, 0.3% since May 1, 3.6% since the start of the year, the Federal State Statistics Service informed.
In 2013, the inflation rate was 0.2% since the start of May, 0.7% in May, 2.7% since January 1.
In the past week, pork increased in price by 2.3%, lamb and mutton, chicken, millet by 0.9%, sausages, Vienna sausages and small sausages by 0.4-0.5%. Eggs fell in price by 3%.
Fruits and vegetables advanced in price by 0.6% on average (cabbage by 5.3%, bulb onion by 4.3%, potatoes, carrots by 2.2%). Fresh cucumbers and tomatoes decreased in price by 4.6% and 2.6%, respectively