Average check of Russians significantly increased during the year

the Average bill of a resident of the Russian Federation for a trip to the store was up 45 cents, or 8.1%, and amounted last month, 597 rubles, follows from a review of “romira”.

At the same time, experts of research holding, compared with the April average bill has been a slight drop, losing 4 of the ruble.

“Monthly dynamics of average check due to quarantine measures in the regions”, — explained in the “Romira”.

Recall that March 25, in a televised address to the nation Russian President Vladimir Putin expressed “extreme importance” to prevent “the threat of a rapid spread of the disease.” In this regard, he announced the week of 30 March-5 April “off, with pay”. April 2 in the course of the next televised address, Putin stated that the threat from pandemic coronavirus infection COVID-19 is maintained. The head of state decided “to extend the state of non-working days until the end of the month, ie April 30, inclusive”, but “with the retention by the employees of their wages.” On 28 April, the President extended a state of non-working days before 12 may, combining the traditional may holidays on the working days from 6 to 8 may.

last week, the analysts of the laboratory “Cerdanya” presented its assessment according to which the restrictions imposed in the fight against COVID-19, significantly limit consumer expenses of Russians, but on the dynamics of the affected and revision of consumer behavior.

As stated in the study “Smetannik”, “the national average only a quarter of the fall in household expenditure can be linked to the prohibitions applicable to specific industries”. “The lion’s share of the reduction was associated with the change in consumer behavior, as well as short-term problems in the logistics chain. This led to the possibility of a gradual economic recovery over the past two months”, — noted in the review.

let’s Add that the Russian economy in February—March 2020 was under the powerful impact of two negative factors — the rapid spread of the pandemic coronavirus infection COVID-19 and its deleterious effect on the global economy and collapse in oil prices. Against this background, the rouble significantly depreciated against the dollar and the Euro. Reacting to the situation, the government and the Bank of Russia adopted several packages of measures to support the economy and citizens.

may 11, Putin announced the end of may 12, a single period of days off, entered March 30, in the fight against COVID-19. He also announced the beginning of implementation of the third package of anti-crisis measures, under which the state, in particular, will increase targeted support for families with children, small businesses, individual entrepreneurs and self-employed. In addition, Putin instructed the government to prepare a national plan for long-term development of the economy, the recovery in employment and incomes.

on 27 may, the Minister of economic development (MED) of the Russian Federation Maxim Reshetnikov said that the total cost of anti-crisis measures to support the Russian economy, aimed at combating the impact of the pandemic coronavirus has reached 3.3 trillion rubles.

on 2 June Prime Minister Mikhail Mishustin presented to the President a national plan for the recovery of the Russian economy in 2020-2021 years, noting in particular that the cost of the plan will be about 5 trillion rubles.

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