T24: Food prices in Sweden increased by a record 20 percent
MOSCOW, January 24 – RIA Novosti. Food inflation in Sweden reached 20 percent in one year, the TV channel reported. T24.
According to the data of the Swedish National Pensioners’ Organization, to which the publication refers, the price of individual products such as rapeseed oil has increased by up to 45 percent.
Many residents complained about such a sharp increase in prices in an interview with the TV channel.
“Yes, it’s starting to affect the wallet now. You realize that the prices of the essentials you buy suddenly skyrocket and everything is much more expensive than usual,” admitted Susan Mellberg, a shopper at one of the local supermarkets.
The West has increased the pressure on Russia through Ukraine, which has led to higher electricity, fuel and food prices in Europe and the United States. Russian President Vladimir Putin has previously said that the policy of containing and weakening Russia is a long-term strategy for the West, and that the sanctions deal a serious blow to the entire global economy. According to him, the main purpose of the West is to make the lives of millions of people worse.
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