According to the ministry, since the beginning of the year (from December 2015 to July 2016) there was an increase in prices of potatoes by 41.4%, cereals - by 27.3%, sugar - by 26.4%, tea - 20.6 %, bread - by 14.3%, vegetables, processed and preserved - by 10.6%, confectionery products - by 9.7%, soft drinks - by 9.1%, pasta - by 8.8%, and dried fruit nuts - by 8.2%, fruit and vegetable juices - 7.5%, sunflower oil - by 7.4%, bakeries and flour products - by 6%, poultry - by 5.8%, fresh fruit, cheese rennet - 5.5%.
Increase in prices for pharmaceutical products amounted to 13.1%, household appliances - 8.2%, goods of personal use - 7.9%, glass and ceramic products, detergents and cleaning products - by 7,5%, textiles - 6.2 %, automobiles - 6%, clothing and footwear - 4.9%, furniture and household goods - 3.1%.
The price of health services level rose by 7.7%, kindergartens - by 7.5%, restaurants and hotels - by 4.2%, in the area of recreation, entertainment and culture - by 4.1%, hairdressing and personal institutions services - by 2.4%. Payment for travel by air passenger transport increased by 22.3%, by rail over long distances - by 14.1%, intercity bus communication - by 7.6%.
"In the sphere of housing and communal services tariffs for sewers increased by 25.3%, cold water - by 12.4%, garbage collection - by 11.8%, gas transported through the distribution networks - by 7.8%, central heating - by 7.3%, electricity - by 4.9%, hot water - by 4.4%, " the statement reads.