- Retailer Magnit Posts 29% Q1 Net Profit Rise
- Eurozone Not Improving Yet – Russian Economics Ministry
- Recession Imminent Warns Russian Economy Minister
- Only Harsh Medicine Can Spur Russia’s Economy – Kudrin
- Russia's Economy Still 'Mostly Unfree' - Index
MOSCOW, April 24 (RIA Novosti) – Consumer prices in Russia rose by 1.9 percent in January-March 2013, well in excess of Europe’s average inflation rate of 0.5 percent over the same period, Russia’s State Statistics Service (Rosstat) said on Wednesday.
Rosstat’s figures are based on data published by the European Union’s Statistical Office (Eurostat), national statistical services in the EU and data posted in the Internet in compliance with the IMF’s Special Data Dissemination Standard (SDDS).
Of the countries covered by Rosstat’s monitoring, first-quarter 2013 inflation was higher than in Russia in the Netherlands (2.3 percent) and Estonia (2.2 percent), and also in Belarus (5.4 percent) and Turkey (2.9 percent). The inflation rate in Brazil and Kazakhstan matched Russia’s level (1.9 percent).
Greece and Malta registered a fall in consumer prices in the first quarter of 2013 while Sweden, Spain and Italy showed the slowest consumer price growth since the start of the year (0.1 percent).
The biggest month-on-month consumer price growth in March was registered in such EU countries as Greece (2.5 percent), Italy (2.3 percent), Spain (1.9 percent) and Portugal (1.7 percent). Consumer prices in Russia rose by 0.3 percent in March 2013 compared to the previous month.
Add to blog
You may place this material on your blog by copying the link.
Any anti-ISIL operation in Iraq cannot be effective unless the Islamic State is attacked in Syria. But the final statement of the Paris Conference did not mention Syria as a precaution against disunity in the coalition and with due regard for the Russian position. Professor of the Chair of Modern East Department of History, Political Science and Law in RSUH