Compared to July last year, the price of bone-in beef increased by 17.4%, sunflower oil by 60.5%, cottonseed oil by 61.2% and sugar by 33.1%.
How much has inflation affected basic food products over the past year? Based on the data provided by the State Statistics Committee, Kun.uz analyzed price changes.
It turned out that bone-in beef rose in price by 17.4% compared to July 2020 and by 5% compared to December.
As of July 28, 2021, the price of 1 kg of bone-in beef in the central markets of the country ranged from 45,000 to 68,000 soums.
It is up by 17.6% compared to July 2020 and by 4% compared to December. According to the State Statistics Committee, mutton is sold in the markets for 52,000 – 80,000 soums.
Sunflower and cottonseed oil
Compared to July 2020, the price of sunflower oil increased by 60.5% and cotton oil by 61.2%. Compared to December, prices for sunflower oil rose by 30.7% and cottonseed oil by 27.2%.
Sugar prices rose by 33.1% compared to July last year and by 15.1% compared to December.
As of July 28, 1 kg of sugar is sold in the central markets of the country for 7,500-9,000 soums.
Rice and wheat flour
On an annualized basis, the price of rice increased by 5.4% and wheat flour by 4.7%. Since December, the price of rice has risen by 6.5% and wheat by 1.4%.
Eggs and milk
Eggs have risen by 11.4% and milk prices by 14.3% since July last year. If we compare this figure with December 2020, we can see that the price of eggs increased by 25.9% and the price of milk by 4.8%.
For information, the inflation rate in the food sector in July this year amounted to 15.1%.
The inflation rate in the general consumer sector is officially 11.1%. By the end of 2021, the annual inflation rate is projected to fall to a single digit.