ROMIR: the personal inflation of the Russians in August, almost coincided with the official

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Personal inflation rate citizens of the Russian Federation in August, almost coincided with the official growth rate of prices was only slightly above the zero value, according to the research of holding «ROMIR», which is available to RIA Novosti.

«In August deflator stopped at the value of 0.05%, i.e. the prices of basic goods and services last month changed only symbolically. Thus, the level of real inflation in the Russian consumer, has coincided with the stated Rosstat’s official inflation rate», — stated in the message.

According to Rosstat, in August, consumer prices barely changed in comparison with July (the growth amounted to only 0.01 percent). «At the same time, despite the fact that the prices of goods and services in August remained virtually unchanged, the value of the deflator, cumulative from the beginning of the year reached 3%, which is considerably higher than the official inflation. According to Rosstat, from the beginning of the year it reached 2.4%,» — adds «ROMIR».

Among groups of goods and services for which the deflator is calculated in August rose slightly only housing and communal services. «Their value increased by 0.3%, which is almost imperceptible after a sharp increase in tariffs in July. Other components of the index lost some value — in particular, the prices fell by 0.06%,» — noted in the study.

«Gasoline, the price of which increased significantly from April to June, the last two months shows decrease in value. In August it became cheaper by nearly half a percent,» says holding.

Deflator «romira» is calculated on the basis of actual shopper; therefore, 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 the consumption of 40 thousand Russians, 15 thousand households in 220 towns.

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