The price of a basket of essential products fell by 1.22 euros, which represents a drop of 0.6% compared to the previous week, reaching 201.98 euros, according to accounts made by the Portuguese Association for Consumer Protection (DECO).

Since the Russian invasion of Ukraine, the price of a basket of essential goods has increased by 18.35 euros, which represents an increase of around 10% compared to the value recorded on 23 February, totalling 201.98 euros, according to the basket monitored by Deco, based on 63 essential food products, which include turkey, chicken, hake, horse mackerel, onion, potato, carrot, banana, apple, orange, rice, spaghetti, sugar, ham, milk, cheese and butter.

After having registered an increase in the week of June 8th to 15th, the cost of the basket monitored by Deco registered a slight decrease during the last week, having fallen by 1.22 euros (0.60%) to cost 201.98 euros compared to at 203.20 euros estimated on 15 June.

In the last week, that is, between June 15 and 22, the 10 products that registered the biggest price increases “were ground roasted coffee (16% more), ham (9% more), salmon (plus 7%), onion (plus 5%), loaf of bread without crust (plus 5%), kale (plus 5%), spiral pasta (plus 4%), hake medallions (plus 4%), salted butter (plus 3%) and sliced ​​turkey breast (plus 3%)”.