Old potatoes have risen in price since the beginning of 2017 by 93,9% in Nizhny Novgorod. About this, the head of the economic concentration control department of the Federal Antimonopoly Service (OFAS) in the Nizhny Novgorod region, Elena Reinbach, said at a press conference on May 30, 2017.
According to her, between April 18 and May 16, 2017, apples went up by 23,9% (from 54,8 to 67,9 rubles), oranges - by 25,4% (from 49,7 to 62,3 rubles) ), pears - by 17,4% (from 106,7 to 125,3 rubles), tangerines - by 34,3% (from 69,6 to 93,5 rubles), lemons - by 24,4% (from 94,4 , 118,7 to XNUMX rubles).
In addition, there was an increase in prices for vegetables: for cabbage - by 9,36% (from 21,1 to 23,1 rubles), for carrots - by 45,4% (from 21,1 to 30,6 rubles), for washed carrots - by 33,06% (from 33,03 to 43,9 rubles), onions - by 28,2% (from 27,8 to 35,6 rubles), fresh potatoes - by 11,6% ( from 41,7 to 46,5 rubles). Since April 18, old potato has risen in price by 27,9% (from 23,2 to 29,6 rubles), from the beginning of 2017 - by 93,9% (from 15,3 rubles).
Rye bread, in turn, fell in price in a month, by 0,9% (from 42,2 to 41,8 rubles), sunflower oil - by 0,7% (from 100,9 to 100,1 rubles), millet - by 4,7% (from 43,1 to 41,1 rubles), black tea - by 0,09% (from 53,58 to 53,53 rubles), chicken - by 3,7% (from 121 to 116,5, XNUMX rubles).
“Now is a transition period: stocks of the old crop are coming to an end, and in this regard, such price fluctuations are quite natural. I think that in the near future prices will stabilize and even possibly decrease. Despite the increase in prices, their level did not reach the maximum values recorded in previous periods: for example, cabbage and onions are now cheaper than two years ago. The maximum prices for all fruits were recorded in 2016. The dairy group of goods, in turn, showed mixed trends: milk fell in price (by 0,6% from 54,5 to 54,2 rubles), and butter, in contrast, went up in price (by 1,3% from 113,6 to 115,2 rubles), ”said Elena Reinbach.
Recall that in the previous reporting period - from March 21 to April 18 - OFAS, on the contrary, recorded a decrease in fruit prices: oranges (from 56,56 rubles to 49,7 rubles), pears (from 119,16 rubles to 106,7 ruble), tangerines (from 76,34 ruble to 69,65 ruble), bananas (from 60,86 ruble to 55,23 ruble), apples (from 58,78 ruble to 54,8 ruble).
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