Rosstat reported on the rise in prices for the week

From June 1 to June 7, consumer prices in Russia rose by 0.16%, Rosstat reported. Since the beginning of the year, inflation has increased to 3.65%. Prices for buckwheat, butter and sugar rose by 0.7%, 0.3% and 0.2%, respectively.

Products with the highest price increases:

  • buckwheat and lamb – 0.7%,
  • margarine – 0.6%,
  • milk, frozen fish and biscuits – 0.4%,
  • boiled sausages, canned meat and fruit and berries, caramel – 0.3%.

Prices for rye bread and wheat flour also increased (0.1% and 0.2%). On average across the country, prices for chicken meat have not changed. Eggs fell 4.1%. The cost of fruit and vegetable products increased by 0.3%.

Inflation slowed to 0.12% last week.

In May, consumer price growth in annual terms reached 6.02% after 5.53% in April, exceeding the local peak in March 2021 and returning to the values ​​of the end of 2016. This may affect the decision by the Bank of Russia on the key rate.

For more information about inflation, see the article “Kommersant” “Rounding by May”.