The economy Ministry denied a sharp drop in the incomes of Russians

The Ministry of economic development of Russia has commented on these studies a sharp decline in the incomes of Russians from the effects of the pandemic coronavirus COVID-19. In a statement on the website of the Department indicate an increase in consumer demand starting in may, which is one of the indicators of increasing incomes. “One of the main indicators of population’s income is consumer demand, which may, according to FNS and the Central Bank, showing growth. Thus, in the second half of June, consumer demand exceeded the level of March — 114,4 bn in the period from 16-30 June, against 108 billion”, — stated in the release. According to the Agency, the Central Bank also fixes the slowing decline of incomes of the population by the beginning of may. “Data on the Central Bank purchases with Bank cards showed return to normal level of consumption”, — stated in the message. Information of Rosstat on income in the second quarter of 2020, will be presented July 17. We will remind, earlier “Rosgosstrakh-life” and scientific-technical center “Perspektiva” conducted a telephone survey, according to which almost 45% of Russians live on 15 thousand roubles a month, and the percentage of Russians earning more than 15 thousand rubles., fell from 61.8% in February to 55.3% in June.

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