Inflation in Russia
Russia - Inflation
Inflation hits highest level since October 2019 in August
Consumer prices recorded zero growth in August over the previous month, coming in below the 0.35% rise seen in July. Falling prices for goods and food products were balanced out by rising prices for services. August's result marked the in prices since September 2019.
Inflation came in at 3.6% in August, up from July’s 3.4%. August's reading marked the highest inflation rate since October 2019 amid higher food prices. Meanwhile, the trend was unchanged with annual average inflation coming in at July's 3.2% in August. Core inflation ticked up to 3.1% from the previous month's 3.0%.
FocusEconomics panelists see inflation ending 2020 at 3.8%, which is unchanged from last month’s forecast. For 2021, participants project inflation to end the year at 3.5%.
Russia - Inflation Data
|Inflation Rate (CPI, annual variation in %)||15.5||7.1||3.7||2.9||4.5|
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Russia Inflation Chart
Source: Russian Federal State Statistics Service (Rosstat) and FocusEconomics calculations.
|Bond Yield||6.23||0.13 %||Dec 30|
|Exchange Rate||62.03||-0.12 %||Dec 30|
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September 15, 2020
Industrial output dropped 7.2% year-on-year in August (July: -8.0% yoy).
September 4, 2020
Consumer prices recorded zero growth in August over the previous month, coming in below the 0.35% rise seen in July.
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September 3, 2020
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August 17, 2020
Merchandise exports shrank 25.3% on annual basis in June, on the heels of May’s 35.5% plunge which had marked the sharpest decline since January 2016.
August 17, 2020
Industrial production fell 8.0% year-on-year in July (June: -9.4% yoy).