Bread, pasta, sunflower oil and buckwheat increased in price in Ukraine over past year

Bread, pasta, sunflower oil and buckwheat increased in price in Ukraine over past year

From June 2020 to June 2021, only millet prices decreased among grocery products in Ukraine – by 15.6%, up to UAH 17.69 per kg, Ukrinform reports with reference to the State Statistics Service.

Since June 2020, buckwheat has risen in price by 13.7%, to UAH 42.01 per kg on average; rice has grown in price by 15.5%, to UAH 27.23 per kg, semolina - by 16.8%, to UAH 16.87 per kg, peeled barley – by 32.9%, to UAH 15.22 per kg. Compared to June 2020, only millet fell in price - by 15.6%, to UAH 17.69 per kg.

In June 2021, the average price of high-grade wheat bread totalled UAH 29.65 per 1 kg (up 19.5% from June 2020); first-grade wheat bread - UAH 23.80 per 1 kg (up 18.5%); rye and rye-wheat bread - UAH 24.87 per 1 kg (up 18.3%); French bread - UAH 16.33 per 0.5 kg (up 17.0%).

Over the reporting period, pasta from soft wheat flour rose in price by 20.7%, up to an average of UAH 23.15 per kg; wheat flour - by 21.5%, up to UAH 14.33 per kg; sugar - by 73.5%, up to UAH 25.92 per kg, sunflower oil - by 89.3%, up to UAH 64.95 per 1 liter.

As reported by Ukrinform, in June 2021, consumer prices in Ukraine grew by 0.2% compared to May 2021, by 9.5% compared to June 2020, and by 6.4% compared to June 2020. In general, consumer inflation was 8.3% in January-June 2021 compared to the same period in 2020.


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