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.
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.
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.