Alcohol and cigarettes
So our list of products start rising in price for tobacco and alcohol. In 2018, the Ministry of health expressed with the proposal to periodically increase the price of alcohol and cigarettes. According to the Ministry of health, by 2019 tobacco products will rise by 10% and alcohol 20%. The Ministry of Finance decided to reject the proposal, but this does not mean that the rise in prices is not worth waiting.
One of the main places in our list is petrol. His rise began in 2018, which has led many motorists to outrage. The government intends to increase fuel prices in 3 stages. 2 of them have already passed in 2018. The third stage is planned to be held in 2019. The deadline is January 1, 2020.
Transport and utilities
Following the rise in price of gasoline from 1 January 2019 in some regions of Russia will rise and transport. Government officials argue that trying to restrain the growth of prices for public transport. But despite this, in many cities of Russia, the price of tickets for the metro, buses and trolleybuses continue to rise.
The fact that from 1 January 2019 in Russia will rise in price of food will affect all of us without exception. Here is a list of major products, which will rise in price in 2019:
- dairy products;
The growth of prices for bread experts associated with the rising cost of flour and grain, increase in tariffs for their transportation, and with rising electricity prices. Moreover, from 2019, the planned VAT increase, which will also affect the cost of food. Thus, the price of bread could rise by 5-20%.
Higher prices for food, utilities, transportation will also affect restaurants. If the owners of cafes and restaurants will not raise the cost of the services of the institution, then it will certainly lead them to great losses. Yet it is not known how increases of services in restaurants, because it depends on the institution and its suppliers.
First, the increase in prices for home appliances will affect imported smartphones. By the way, for their population of Russia is huge demand. Higher prices also do not bypass the TVs and laptops. However, this fact is the Russians are not much afraid prices will rise by only 3-8%, rarely 10%.
Due to the fact that in 2018, a law was passed Spring, and cancelled national roaming, mobile operators fell even more expenses. To cover these costs, many operators plan to 2019 to increase the cost of services of cellular communication and mobile Internet.
Experts in the field of Finance argue that the price increase is likely to affect the import of drugs. Drugs domestic producers if more expensive, no more than 10%.
Paid Parking in Moscow
The more on the territory of Moscow appeared the paid Parking lots, the greater grew the discontent of motorists. And since 2019 the city plans to increase Parking costs and the number of days when Parking is free, on the contrary, to reduce. With the New year Parking in the city center will stand more than 500 rubles per hour.
Products with mandatory labelling
Recently, the government made decisions on compulsory certification and labeling of certain products. This will help to ensure that the market sales will be less low-quality goods and counterfeit. Previously, such practice has been extended to fur products, which in 2016 are subject to mandatory labeling. Due to this innovation the price of fur coats and coats from natural fur in the first months climbed to 30-40%.
So, here’s the full list of things that should be subjected to mandatory certification in 2019:
- all types of tobacco products;
- equipment related to photo and video shooting;
- men’s and women’s clothing;
- outerwear for children and adolescents;
- bed linen and towels;
- some types of shoes;
- tires for cars.
Thus, the appreciation of things as from 1 January 2019 in Russia will affect each of us, as all of these things and services require use on a regular basis.