According to the ministries of economy and agriculture, in the first half, it was revealed 138 instances of over-shopping prices on products, pricing of which is controlled by the state.
For comparison, during all of 2016, was found in only 120 of these violations.
The main violations revealed in the mini-markets and groceries in the center of the country.
Often overstate the installed price of eggs (10%-20%) and milk (10%). Also there were cases of inflated prices for cream and cheese.
The overestimation of the maximum established by the state of prices is a criminal offence and is punishable by large fines.