REUTERS The price of Olivye ("Olivier") Salad, also known as Russian Salad, which is a traditional Eastern European specialty during New Year&#39;s holiday season, has increased. Read alsoInflation in Ukraine accelerates to 9.5% in annual terms in Oct Prices of the ingredients of this salad have grown by more than a quarter within a year, according to a "Snidanok z 1+1" morning TV show. The Ukrainian Retail Suppliers Association estimates that the salad rose in price by UAH 36 (US$1.3) in 2018 against 2017. In particular, less than 1.5 months prior to the New Year&#39;s eve, the ingredients for three kilograms of the salad cost UAH 166 ($5.9). Their price a year ago, in 2017, was UAH 130 ($4.6). As UNIAN reported earlier, inflation in Ukraine in October 2018 was estimated at 9.5% year-over-year, accelerating from 8.9% in September 2018. The National Bank predicts inflation by the end of 2018 at the level of 10.9%, while the government&#39;s forecast is set at 9%. The International Monetary Fund and the World Bank expect this year&#39;s inflation in Ukraine to reach 9% and 10%, respectively.