In Ukraine, the prices of vegetables and fruits

В Украине подорожали овощи и фрукты

In may, food prices rose 2.4%.

In Ukraine in may 2017, compared with the previous month, prices for food increased by 2.4%. The corresponding data excluding the temporarily occupied territory of Crimea, Sevastopol and part of the zone anti-terrorist operation published by the State statistics service.

In January-may this year compared to the same period of prices on food products grew by 7%.

Most in may compared with the previous month has risen vegetables and fruits (16.7% and 12.8%). 2.9% and 0.8% increase in prices for meat and meat products, rice, bread. At the same time significantly (by 13.4%) fell eggs, 3.3% and 2.1% – buckwheat and milk.

Prices of alcoholic beverages and tobacco products rose by 2.7%, tobacco products – by 5.5%, alcohol drinks – by 0.9%.

We will remind, since July 1, the Cabinet is fully abolished state regulation of prices for food products.

Source