Rosstat recorded a continued decline in prices for goods and services in all sectors of the country’s economy by 0.52% in August, 0.39% in July and 0.35% in June.
Rosstat added that year-on-year price growth slowed to 14.3% in August from 15.1% in July.
Russian President Vladimir Putin said at a plenary session of the Eastern Economic Forum that inflation in Russia will reach 12% by the end of the year.
He also noted that some experts argue that in the first or second quarter of next year, inflation may drop to 5-6% or even 4%.
Source: RIA Novosti and 1prime.ru
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