Food more expensive in Russia in 2 times faster than in the EU


Еда в России дорожает в 2 раза быстрее, чем в ЕС

According to Rosstat, the growth of prices for food products in Russia in January-June 2019 amounted to 3.4%, while in EU food became more expensive by 1.7%, reports the Agency “КазахЗерно.kz”.

Including in June the prices for food products in Russia decreased by 0,7% and in the EU they remained stable.

In Russia in January-June 2019 there was a significant increase in the price of vegetables is 12.7% (in the EU and 3.1%). Fruit in Russia has risen in six months, 11.2% (in the EU have risen by 3.5%), bakery products and cereals — by 4.7% (the EU average, they rose by 1.3%).

The price of fish and seafood in Russia increased in January-June by 2.8% (in the EU — 1.1%), sugar, jam, honey, chocolate and sweets (1.7% in the EU — 1.1%), on oils and fats 2.1% (EU average prices have fallen by 0.8%), dairy products, cheese and eggs — by 0.3% (in EU — on 0,5%), meat and meat products — 0.9% (in the EU — 2%).


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