In Russia, prices for cucumbers and tomatoes

Prices for cucumbers and tomatoes to Russia in December of 2016 has continued to grow significantly, moreover, in the last month of the year rose grapes, potatoes, beets and onions, according to Rosstat
11 January 2017

"Among the observed types of fruits and vegetables significantly increased prices for fresh cucumbers and tomatoes – by 23.7% and 8.3%, respectively. In addition, grape rose 5.3%, potatoes – by 3.1%, eggs – by 2.2%, beet – by 1.4%," according to the statistical office. Overall food inflation in December was 0.6% on a monthly basis.

At the same time oranges last month became cheaper by 10.6%, lemons – by 10.3%, bananas – by 3.8%, pears – by 1.2%, fruits – by 0.9%. In December significantly increased the prices of milk and individual dairy products. So, curd cheese, glazed with chocolate, rose 2.3%, fresh milk by 1.7%.

Among other observable kinds of food products by 1.9% more expensive cheese, 0.7-1.3% of the eggs and cleaned fish of salmon breeds, salted and smoked delicacies of fish, chicken legs, culinary products from poultry, frankfurters, wieners, smoked sausage, and tea. While 0.1-1% decrease in prices for salt, flour, buckwheat, rice, millet, peas and beans.

The cost of a conventional minimum set of products per month on average in Russia at the end of December 2016 amounted to 3,702 thousand rubles and in comparison with November increased by 0.9% for all of last year – 3.5%. The cost of this food basket in Moscow amounted to 4,448 thousand rubles (growth by 0.8% for the month and 5% YTD), in Saint-Petersburg – 4,466 thousand (plus 0.9% and 4.8% respectively).

After the seasonal decline in prices for cucumbers and tomatoes in summer, Rosstat began to record a significant increase in the prices of these products. In September, fresh cucumbers rose by 15.5% in October to 41.2% in November – by 31.2%. However, shopping online is not observed deficit of cucumbers on the shelves, and the price increases associated with traditional off-season reduction in supply.



Translated by service "Yandex.Translation"
Источник: Прайм
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