Food basket more expensive in Tallinn than in New York

Newyorkers have to pay less for the chicken filet, eggs, cheese, orange juice and other food products than Tallinners, the price comparison shows.

According to Statistics Estonia, minimum gross wage in Estonia amounts EUR 278 (EEK 4,348), in US EUR 696 (EEK 10,855), SL Õhtuleht mediates Ilta-Sanomat.

The prices in Tallinn are also beaten by the prices in Finland even though the prices of food products have increased there 14 pct y-o-y. Five years ago, the prices of food product in Estonia were 65 pct cheaper than in Finland.

According to Eurostat, the cheapest food basket is in Macedonia and Bulgaria, the most expensive in Denmark.

Source: BBN

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