Consumer prices on gasoline in Russia at the end of last year jumped by 7.3%, according to data of Federal state statistics service.
In December, the petrol price increased by 1.4% from the previous month.
According to Rosstat, in December, “among the observed types of non-food category rose motor fuel”. In particular, the price of gas motor and diesel fuel increased by 2.8% and 2.3%, respectively.
In addition, in the past year significantly increased prices for housing and communal services- by 4.6% for the year and by 0.1% in December.
In this case recall that by the end of 2017, inflation in Russia amounted to 2.5% (December to December 2016). In December growth in consumer prices accelerated to 0.4 percent from November, when the figure was recorded at 0.2%.
The growth of consumer prices in Russia last year — 2.5 percent — was the lowest in the history of modern Russia. The previous record low was set in 2016, when inflation was 5.4%. By the end of 2015, it had reached 12.9 per cent in 2014 to 11.4% in 2013 and 6.5% in 2012 and 6.6% in 2011 and 6.1%.