In Russia for the first time since 2011, prices fell in September

Inflation in Russia again renewed its historical minimum in the last month prices increased by only 3%, when compared with September 2016, informs Rosstat. Compared to August they fell by 0.1%
Thus, a monthly deflation, unusual for the first month of autumn. Last price in September compared to August decreased in 2011 (-0,04%).
The price of foodstuffs for the month decreased by 0.7% (during the year they grew by 2%). Products in September rose by 0.3% compared with August (by 1.8% per year).
Core inflation fell to 2.8% in annual terms. The cost of the minimum food basket amounted to RUB 3729,1, kpav for the month by 2.9%.

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