MOSCOW, December 5. /TASS/. Inflation in Russia grew to 1.3% in November from 0.8% in October. The year-on-November inflation reached 8.5%, Russia’s state statistics authority (Rosstat) said on Thursday.
The year-on-year inflation in November was 9.1% Consumer prices in January-November 2014 went up by 7.5% on January-November 2013.
Prices for goods increased in November by 1.3% /including on food products by two percent, on foods minus vegetables and fruits - by 1.3%, on non-food products - by 0.6%/, prices on services went up by 1.2%
The biggest rise in the category of non-food products was for prices on motor gas and diesel fuels (up by four percent and 1.9%, respectively).
Considerable price rise was reported in certain categories of medicines and medical goods. Prices on seasonal outwear and footwear, knitwear, instruments, electrical and household appliances, as well as furs, prams, fresh flowers and sewing threads increased by an average of 1.7%