In the Primorsky Territory, a rapid increase in prices for most seasonal vegetables has been recorded. Thus, the cost of potatoes increased by 25%, cucumbers by 20%, and white cabbage by 30%.
According to Primorskstat data, in August consumer prices in the region increased by 1,9% compared to the previous month. And during 2023, the growth rate was 5,4%.
Experts attribute the sharp rise in prices for seasonal vegetables in September to the recent flooding. The natural disaster resulted in significant losses of agricultural crops and caused serious damage to coastal farmers.
Potato harvesting continues in the region. According to the Ministry of Agriculture and Food of the region, farmers have dug up more than 10,6 thousand...