1. How much can my money buy?

    • Inflation in Russia, May 2014

      According to Rosstat, inflation in Russia in the period from 13 to 19 May 2014 was 0.2%, since the beginning of May - 0.5% since the beginning of the year - 3.8%. This is stated in the materials Rosstat. ITAR-TASS.

      For comparison, in 2013 the beginning of May price increase of 0.4% since the beginning of the year - 2.8%, generally in May - 0.7%. In April 2014, consumer prices rose by 0.9%.

      Per week (from 13 to 19 May) the price of pork in the country grew by 2.6%, chickens, millet podrozhat 1.2%, canned meat, sausages and wieners - by 0.4-0.7%. At the same time chicken eggs fell 3.9%, lamb - by 0.4%.

      Increase fruit and vegetable prices averaged 0.2%, including cabbage - 6.2%, onions - 5.5%, potatoes - 3.2%, carrots - 2%. The prices for fresh cucumbers and tomatoes fell by 9 and 6.2%, respectively.

      Gasoline prices rose by 0.2%, diesel fuel - have not changed.

      However, industrial producer prices in Russia in April 2014, according to preliminary data, increased by 0.7% the previous month. Since the beginning of the year prices rose by 3%. At the same time, annualized growth in producer prices in April 2014 was 7.2%.

      In January-April this year compared to the same period last year, prices industrial producers increased by 5%.

      And the conclusions, the researchers make themselves respected.

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    • Prices of goods

      Based on data from the survey of project participants can conclude that the price of bread during the month have not changed, but the prices of other goods have risen by an average of 1-2%.

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    • Rising prices for farm products (soap)

      After reviewing the results of the guys, we see that the price of farm products increased on average by 0.5%, although prices for other goods of daily demand increased by an average of 1 - 2%! From this we can conclude that the increase in prices on the soap has been slower than for other products.

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    • Rising prices for the basket of goods in different regions

      If we look at the results of the children participating in our project, we can see that the rise in prices for goods of daily demand is different from each other in different regions of the country.

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    • Protocol

      Guys! Read carefully the protocol, it says that you need to do in order to correctly calculate the rise in prices!

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    • Level of price increases

      Our economy at this time is in stable condition, respectively, may not be strong price swings. Prices of consumer goods during the month can grow to 1 - 3 rubles, that is from 1% to 15%.

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    • Assessment of inflation

      In order to assess the level of inflation in the region is not quite a few days. The most popular way to estimate inflation is the consumer price index. It is calculated on the basis of changes in the cost of the consumer basket. In order to measure the rate of inflation itself need every week to buy certain goods and fix a price on them. Buying these products during the month (can be longer), you will be able to assess the level of inflation.

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