In Russia fell significantly sales of condoms

In Russia, after completion of the mode of working days collapsed sale of condoms follows from the calculations of DSM Group.

thus, in comparison with the March peak in the first week of June recorded a drop of 55%, the newspaper “Izvestia”.

according to the publication, for the first 7 days of summer the Russians spent on condoms 72.9 million rubles, while for the period from 16 to 21 March — 164,8 million when compared with the period 1 to 7 June 2019, the drop was 14%.

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. On 11 may, the President announced the end of may 12, a single period of days off, entered March 30, in the fight against COVID-19.

we will Add that in late March the world’s largest manufacturer of condoms predicted world shortage of products. Because of the epidemic of the coronavirus company Karex Bhd. faced with a drop in supply of almost 50%, indicated by Bloomberg. Businesses in Malaysia during a week-long quarantine stopped and opened again on 27 March, but in a limited format.

At the time reserves enough for two months, but most of the factories are in China and India, severely affected by the epidemic. Meanwhile, demand for environmentssociety of contraception grew, while people spend much time at home and not planning on having children due to the unstable situation in the world.

Karex Bhd. produces every fifth condom in the world, including Durex.

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