Ural Federal District: Average Spend Goes Up 12%

UrBC, Moscow, October 12, 2016. The cost of an average shopping basket went up by 12% in Ural Federal District in September 2016 and came to 429 RUR, Romir Research Holding reports.

According to Romir’s research findings, a Russian shopper spent 528 RUR per supermarket visit on average last month, which was 30 RUR, or 6% more than in August.

Prices rose most noticeably in Central Federal District, where the average spend went up by as much as 10.5% in the course of one month and reached 600 RUR. Prices also increased in the country’s north-west, where the figure came to 614 RUR (up 7% on August 2016). The price increase proved considerably less remarkable in the south and in the Volga Region, whereas in Siberia and the Far East, the average spend even went down, though only slightly.

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