Expenses of Russians increased in may to record

Russians in may 2020 increased their daily expenditure growth in comparison with April and amounted to 6.4%. The real (net of inflation) expenditures and nominal, for the month also grew by 5.9%, follows from a review of “romira”.

“In may, the nominal expenses of Russians grew by 6.4%. Compared with the previous may, the index was higher by 10.3%. Costs in may are the highest in this period for all years of observations” — experts of research holding company.

Analysts noted that “spending growth compared to last year due primarily to accelerated inflation.”

last week “ROMIR” has presented data showing that the average bill of the resident of the Russian Federation for a trip to the store was up 45 cents, or 8.1%, and was in may 597 rubles. At the same time, pointed out experts, 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 country’s regions,” — said in a research holding company.

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.

we also Add that the Russian economy is 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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