Prices of foodstuff in Ukraine changed in August, in particular, prices of meat and sausages went up, while those of vegetables from Ukraine’s so-called “borsch set” and certain cereals went down.
Onions in August fell in price by 15% YoY and by 8% MoM, to UAH 7.50 ($0.27) per kilogram, according to data from the Ukrainian Economic Development, Trade and Agriculture Ministry. Prices of cabbage dropped by 17% YoY and by 13% MoM, to UAH 5.42 ($0.20) per kilogram, those of potatoes by 6% YoY and by 4% MoM, to UAH 11 UAH ($0.40) per kilogram, while prices of beets were down by 12% YoY, but rose by 8% MoM, to UAH 6.43 ($0.23) per kilogram.
With regard to cereals, prices of millet slumped the most, namely by 21% YoY, to UAH 12.77 ($0.47) per kilogram, whereas those of maize and barley fell slightly, by 3% and 1%, respectively.
At the same time, prices of buckwheat increased by 2.4% YoY, to UAH 30 ($1.09) per kilogram.
In August, beef rose in price by 12%, to UAH 88.29 ($3.22) per kilogram, pork by 3%, to UAH 81.65 ($2.98) per kilogram, and premium sausage by 4%, to UAH 102.97 ($3.75) per kilogram. Dairy products also went up in price: butter and cottage cheese by 8%, sour cream by 9% and milk by 5%. (UNIAN/Business World Magazine)