Strong Drinks Prices Rise 4.7% in Sverdlovsk Region

7 August 2012 (09:34)

The inflation rate was registered at 1.6% in Sverdlovsk Region in July and at 4.7% since the beginning of the year, Sverdlovsk Region division of the Federal State Statistics Service reports.

Food prices (excluding alcohol) rose by 1.3% last month and by 5.9% since the beginning of the year; the price of strong drinks increased by 1.9% and 7.4%, respectively.

Non-food items became 0.4% more expensive in July and 2.4% more expensive since the beginning of the year.

The price of services went up by 3.5%.

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