December in Russia begins with doubling of inflation
According to Rosstat, inflation in Russia for the first week of December reached 0.2%.
Thus the figure doubled compared with the period from November 24th to 30th.
Prices for tomatoes and cucumbers grew the most, having increased 6.6% and 4.4% respectively, while in the preceding week, on the contrary, they fell by 2.1% and 0.8%. In general, the cost of fruits and vegetables for the first week of December has increased by 1.6%. This is due to the imposition of sanctions against Turkey, one of the most important suppliers of these products.