Deliverymen calculate the assembly // Growth of e-grocery slowed down

The e-grocery segment — food delivery from stores and dark stores — grew by almost 70% year-on-year in the second quarter of the year. But compared to January-March, the market saw a drop of almost 20% in monetary terms. Market participants explain this by seasonality and a decrease in investments by segment players. Experts note … Read more

The decline in industrial prices so far slows down consumer inflation // Price monitoring

In July, compared to June 2022, producer prices of goods decreased by 2.2%, in annual terms, their growth rates decreased to 6.1% against 11.3% in June, Rosstat estimated. The deflation of selling prices in the industry is in line with the expectations of companies (see Kommersant of June 29) and has been observed for the … Read more

Rosstat recorded an acceleration of weekly deflation in Russia // Infographics

For the period from August 9 to 15, the consumer price index amounted to 99.87%, according to Rosstat. Deflation accelerated to 0.13% compared to 0.08% a week earlier. Weekly deflation in Russia recorded the sixth week in a row. .

Inflation decreased in July in most regions // Infographics

In July, annual inflation in the regions ranged from 3.3% in the Chukotka Autonomous Okrug to 20% in Ingushetia. Compared to June, it has decreased in most regions, according to information and analytical materials of the Central Bank. The largest decrease (about two percentage points) was recorded in Karelia and the Arkhangelsk region. The growth … Read more

The ECB assessed the impact of sanctions on Russian imports // Foreign Trade Monitoring

A new edition of the Economic Bulletin of the European Central Bank (ECB) analyzes changes in trade supplies from Russia since the start of the Russian military operation in Ukraine. Energy and agri-food flows are tracked by ECB analysts using data on shipping and gas supplies, imports to Russia are summarized based on statistics from … Read more

Programmers are still being taught faster than they leave // ​​Monitoring of digital technologies

The information and communication technology sector in the first quarter of 2022 felt little of the impact of the sanctions. Thus, the volume of goods, works, services sold by large and medium-sized enterprises reached 1.3 trillion rubles, an increase of 24.6% compared to the same period last year, indicate the Institute for Statistical Research and … Read more

US GDP declined for the second quarter in a row // Monitoring of the world economy

US GDP in the second quarter fell by 0.9% year on year, the US Department of Commerce Bureau of Economic Analysis reported yesterday. This is worse than the forecasts of most analysts who expected at least a minimal increase. Let’s be clear: the US indicator shows how much the size of the economy would shrink … Read more

Small business in poor health // The first statistical descriptions of the business results of the lockdowns of 2020 have appeared

The COVID-19 lockdowns of 2020, contrary to the many and varied assumptions of economists in this regard, had a predictable impact on the structure of entrepreneurship. As a study by American economists based on materials from California showed, the concentration of business sales as a result shifted towards large companies – they recovered more slowly … Read more