Monitoring prices for food products ordered to hold the Governor of the Voronezh region Alexander Gusev in local enterprises. As reported to IA REGNUM in management on interaction with mass media and administrative work of the government of the Voronezh region, he gave on March 18 at the weekly operative meeting.
As reported at the meeting the head of the Department of entrepreneurship and trade of the region Galina Brichkina, at the end of 2018, the inflation rate amounted to 4.6%, the level of food inflation in the region was below the level in the Central Federal district. The growth of prices was recorded in the end of the year. At the same time, added Brichkina, in Russia as a whole, both General and food inflation significantly exceeded the level projected by the government.
The producer price index of agricultural products for agricultural products in December 2018 amounted to 118,6%. The number of items for which prices declined were buckwheat (13.6%) and apples (8,6). Here, for example, millet has risen over the year more than doubled — a situation that is associated with the reduction in acreage has been reported in all regions of Russia. The growth of prices for sugar beet 37.6% led to a rise in sugar prices since the beginning of the year, the price tag has increased by 33.4% in retail. Rising prices for chicken eggs in the region grew by 31%: it is the government of the region is linked, including end-of-work "ptitseprom Bobrovsky" in October 2018, which occupied about 40% of the market. It was destroyed nearly 1.2 million poultry. Despite the growth of prices for certain commodities, the cost of the minimum set of products in December 2018 in the Voronezh region was 8.2% lower than in the whole country — 3 thousand 661 rouble. The meeting also addressed the issue of rising gasoline prices: at the end of 2018 motor fuel in the Voronezh region rose by 9.9 per cent (of 9.96% in the country, to 10.3% in the Central Federal district).
"Let's look at the growth of prices for food products, which are produced in the region. Large enterprises need to monitor the prices, they were adequate," he instructed up on the report of the head of the region Alexander Gusev.
The Governor also instructed to perform fuel prices ahead of spring field work.
Translated by service "Yandex.Translation"