Since the foreign currency rate keeps on going up, the prices in Crimea will rise by 10-15% on average. Many private institutions in Simferopol posted signs warning that the prices on all products will rise as of September, 1. Managers of retail chains explain it by rising wholesale prices.
Earlier on, it has been widely reported that the prices for agricultural products, utility rates and public transportation are to go up in Crimea. From July,3 to July, 27, 2015 the prices for chicken broilers increased by 6% (from RUB 100 to RUB106 for kg) and by 11% (from RUB 143.5 to RUB 158.8 rubles for kg) for pork meat (slaughter weight).