It is noted that "in the food markets, the prices of most goods increased by an average of 1.1% in the period from 1 to 19 July (in June, they decreased by 5.4%)"

“Palm and sunflower oils were the leaders in the rate of price growth (by 10.7-15.7%).

Sugar, on the contrary, fell in price (by 1-3.2% depending on the type of futures), ”TASS reports.

Earlier, Russian President Vladimir Putin, during a meeting with the government, instructed to actively monitor the situation with food prices in retail chains.

Deputy Prime Minister of Russia Victoria Abramchenko predicted an improvement in the situation with prices for vegetables by September.

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