In Ukraine there are no serious reasons for the rise in prices, increase in food prices was caused by the confluence of several factors. This was stated by Prime Minister Vladimir Groisman, reports channel 5.
“I see no prerequisites to ensure that something will grow. We had the growth of vegetables and fruits, as the country’s harvest was not sufficient. Read experts, such crops, so prices rose,” said the Prime Minister.
According Groisman price growth in 2017 was also due to increased exports.
“Prices went up because we started to be a exporting country, started our products to sell abroad,” he said
Prime Minister predicts that in 2018 the price will rise at a slower pace than in 2017.
Earlier it was reported that according to the state statistics service, in September 2017, consumer price inflation in Ukraine amounted to 16.4% in annual terms, compared with August’s consumer price index rose 2%.