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Friday, October 28, 2016

Buyers of food have to wait for discount season

According to Rosstat, from 1 January to 25 July 2016 potatoes rose by 42%, buckwheat-30%, cabbage — by 27%. With the beginning of the year, the cucumbers fell by 60%, tomatoes — by 37%, eggs by 19%, pork by 5%.

Photo: press service of the company of Pyaterochka X5

Products on supermarket shelves and in farmers ‘ markets began to fall in price since the beginning of summer. In June of imported white cabbage has been replaced in the range of shops in Russia. According to tradition, fell the cost of fruit and vegetables, bakery products. In addition, the market appeared a whole round frozen fish produced in the far East.

Thanks to the skillful decisions, logistics and efficient interaction with suppliers, some retailers could offer customers the basic products at lower prices. So, in June, according to Rosstat, the set value of the food in the country amounted to RUB 3 817 And the cost of similar food set at average prices of “the five” in Russia was equal to 3 753 rubles In Moscow, the Rosstat, kit cost 4 632 rubles., and in the “roundabout” – 3 938 RUB. In Saint-Petersburg the cost of a set of Rosstat amounted to 4 562 RUB set value of the food on an average price of Pyaterochka – 4 334 RUB

As explained by retailers to reduce prices has been due to the product of- “drivers”, which was presented in a “roundabout” at prices lower than the national average: sour cream (-10%), eggs (-13%), apples (-14%), drinking milk (-14%), sugar (-15%), peas and beans (-16%), chilled and frozen chickens (-23%), sunflower oil (-30%), black peppercorns (-41%).

In July, falling to cucumbers and tomatoes sided with onions, potatoes, cabbage, peppers, zucchini, eggplant, carrots, apples. The food retailers are actively rewrote the price tags downward. “During the week from 19 to 25 July, the decline in prices for fruits and vegetables on average amounted to 1.5%, including fresh tomatoes and cucumbers — 6% and 4.8%, respectively, for carrot — by 3.1%, potatoes — by 2.2%,” — said the chief statesticheskoe the service of the country.

August is the favorite month for buyers: to the fullest to earn the watermelon disintegrated, become more attractive prices for melons and pumpkins. Cheaper tomatoes, cucumbers, potatoes, onions, garlic and herbs.

Recently the Deputy Minister of Finance Maxim Oreshkin said that the Agency does not exclude a slight deflation in August. Recall that for the week from 19 to 25 July inflation in Russia was 0.1% from the beginning of month — 0,6%, from the beginning of 2016 — 4%.

Vladimir Drozdov

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