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Weekly inflation in Russia has become zero for first time since September 2020

In Russia, weekly inflation slowed to zero. According to the Federal State Statistics Service, this refers to the period from January 26 to February 1. This happened for the first time since September last year.

Weekly inflation in Russia has become zero for first time since September 2020
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According to statistics, last week this figure was 0.2%. Since the beginning of 2021, the level of consumer prices has increased by 0.7%.

For the week from January 26 to February 1, sugar was dropped in price by 0.6%, sunflower oil - by 0.5%. Besides, as reported in Rosstat, during the same period chicken eggs fell in price: on average by 0.2%.

On the contrary, vegetables and fruit increased in price by about 1.6%.

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Earlier it was reported that some analysts predicted a peak in inflation in February. According to them, it will be more than 5.5% in annual terms.

Then, according to experts, prices will fall.

 

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