Gasoline in Russia rose in 2017 by more than 7%, housing and communal services — almost 5%


Бензин в РФ подорожал в 2017 году более чем на 7%, услуги ЖКХ — почти на 5%

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%.


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