Food prices in Ukraine go up 25% on average

Food prices in Ukraine go up 25% on average

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Since year-start, food prices in Ukraine have increased by an average of 25%, with the largest price hikes recorded for fruits and vegetables.

That’s according to the State Statistics Service, Ukrinform reports.

Prices for food products and alcoholic beverages have increased by 25% since the beginning of 2022, the report says.

Fruit prices have gone up 60.2%, while those for vegetables grew 58.5%, fish prices rose by 33.1%, bread got 29% more expensive, and sugar costs 27.9% more.

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The only product that was cheaper in August 2022 against December 2021 was eggs (-17%).

As for liquor and tobacco products, prices have increased by 23.6% and 13.3%, respectively.

Among the goods of the non-food group, fuel and lubricants and household appliances went up in price the most (64% and 25.9%, respectively).

As reported earlier, in August 2022, inflation in the consumer market of Ukraine, compared to July 2022, amounted to 1.1%. Inflation since year-start stood at 19.5%.

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