Mishustin called the inflation rate in Russia a payment for the openness of the economy

“Macroeconomic parameters, according to & nbsp; which govern governments and & nbsp; other countries, are violated by many countries. (Other states are carrying out. & Mdash; & ldquo; Kommersant & rdquo;) emission, which quite unexpectedly can stimulate consumer demand and & nbsp; come unexpectedly to & nbsp; country & raquo;, & nbsp; & mdash; said the prime minister, adding that & nbsp; the situation with & nbsp; prices in & nbsp; Russia & nbsp; & mdash; this is a kind of “ payment for & nbsp; openness of the economy '' (quoted by & nbsp; TASS).

“ And & nbsp; is a reset in & nbsp; including the global devaluation of national currencies in & nbsp; the side of those who & nbsp; still import goods & raquo;, & nbsp; & mdash; Mikhail Mishustin said at a & nbsp; meeting with & nbsp; members of the expert council under the & nbsp; government.

“ We & nbsp; understand that & nbsp; prices (are growing. & mdash; & ldquo; Kommersant & rdquo;). Inflation at & nbsp; us in & nbsp; mainly imported & raquo;, & nbsp; & mdash; said the prime minister.

Mishustin added that the government is trying to systematically take measures in this area, but the situation is now difficult and unstable.

According to & nbsp; Rosstat data on & nbsp; 15 & nbsp; December, inflation in & nbsp; Russia from & nbsp; 7 to & nbsp; 13 & nbsp; December was 0.06%, Rosstat reported. Since the beginning of the year, prices have risen by & nbsp; 7.64%. A week earlier, inflation was 0.07%. According to the & nbsp; & nbsp; Ministry of Economy, annual inflation slowed down to & nbsp; 8.11%.

The Ministry of Economy noted that & nbsp; continued price reductions in the & nbsp; sector of tourism and & nbsp; regulated services (minus 0.90% after minus 0.83% ) for & nbsp; account of foreign tourism. In addition, inflation was positively influenced by a slowdown in fuel cost growth.

Russians expect record inflation in & nbsp; 2022. Inflation expectations for & nbsp; next 12 months in & nbsp; December updated the maximum of February 2016, reaching 14.8%. Growth in & nbsp; compared to & nbsp; November amounted to 1.3 p.p.

The authorities & nbsp; have already warned about the & nbsp; third wave of inflation in & nbsp; next year. According to First Deputy Prime Minister Andrei Belousov, the sharp rise in prices will primarily affect food and & nbsp; will be a continuation of the current acceleration of inflation.



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