Personal data Russians in 2017, was below the official

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Personal inflation of Russians remained below the official figures in December and by the end of 2017, which is associated with the new citizens the opportunity to save on everyday purchases in the last month of the year, said the research holding «ROMIR», which is available to RIA Novosti.

«After the November growth of the core PCE deflator in December again, his curve went down sharply and stayed at around minus 1.1% from the previous month, which is almost three times below the official inflation rate calculated by Rosstat in the amount of 0.4%. Thus, the accumulated value of deflator in 2017 amounted to 1.6%, well below the official inflation rate of 2.5%,» — said in the message.

From August to October, the deflator was below inflation, but in November it exceeded the value of the consumer price index of Rosstat. Key factor in the transition deflator in negative territory in December, said ROMIR steel prices for traditional goods, for which the Russians in the last month of the year paid 3.3% less than in November.

According to Rosstat, in December food prices rose 0.6% compared to November, however, stated in the study, the Russians were able to take advantage of promotions and sales to save on everyday purchases. «The money saved they redistributed the gifts and extra treats for the festive table, which ultimately led to the growth of total expenditures of Russians in December,» adds holding.

«The new style of shopping our countrymen, which is now closely linked with the stock and promos, it allows them to save even in such special days as new year’s consumer rush» — concludes «ROMIR».

Deflator «romira» is calculated based on real data about your purchases at reasonable prices, so this index can reflect the average personal inflation every consumer. In the calculation methods based on data obtained with the help of the Skan-panel of households: information about consumption of 30 million Russians, 11 million households in 180 cities with population over 100 thousand people.