The economist gave a forecast for the cost of the “New Year” table.
Russian economist Mikhail Belyaev, in an interview with the media, pointed to groups of products whose prices are expected to rise from December 1.
In an interview with Sputnik radio, the expert stressed that the cost of food products “long-term storage ” will increase.
More than others, it will affect those that Russians are used to seeing on the New Year’s table.
They will definitely start to rise in price from the first days of December, the economist is sure, but the growth will be gradual.
First and most of all, fish and delicacies, like caviar, will rise in price. The price increase should be expected in the region of 10-15%, Belyaev believes.
In second place in terms of cost growth may be smoked delicacies (10%), cognac and sparkling wines (10%).
As for the prices of products of the vegetable and fruit group, he predicts an increase of 5%.
“All other categories of holiday goods will rise in price less,” he noted.
Earlier, Topnews wrote that in Russia office paper has risen in price by five times.
Russians are asked to save this resource.