19 April 2014, Saturday, 10:42
author: Elvira Latypova
The cost of the minimum food basket amounted to 2 856.35 rubles in the republic in March 2014. According Bashkortostan Statistics Agency YTD food basket rose by 8.9 percent.
The cost of the minimum food basket is calculated based on the price of food products comprising it and norms of consumption for men of a working age. This indicator is used by statisticians to reflect regional differentiation levels of consumer prices for basic foodstuffs.