And if in the middle of March this year, the Russians bought in retail and catering alcohol a little more than last year, by the middle of April, sales declined sharply, then gradually began to recover. But by mid-July and has not reached the level of last year. The average price of alcohol from March to July compared to the same period last year was 2% lower.
the Sale of alcohol in retail from March to July 2020 fell 13% compared to the same period of 2019. The average price of alcohol from March to July 2020 amounted to 203 rubles per bottle (1% lower compared to the same period of 2019). In catering the fall was much more serious – more than two times. The price went up by 3% to 255 rubles per bottle.
the biggest decline was in sales of champagne – 30% (at almost the same price as last year). Spirits – vodka, brandy, liqueurs, rum, gin, whiskey, brandy, tequila, absinthe, balm, liqueur, liqueur – not too inspired the Russians in these five months. Its sales declined by 13%. The average price increased by 8% compared to the same period last year. Less falling beer sales (9%) and wine (7%). While beer has fallen in price on 4%, and the price of wine has grown by 8%.
only Increased sales of cider – 7%. The price fell by 9% to 103 rubles per bottle/jar in comparison with the previous year.
In total sales on spirits in March-July 2020 accounted for 46%, beer – 42%, wine – 10%, cider 2%. Almost the same distribution was observed a year earlier.
the Analysis is made on the basis of the statistical sample of fiscal anonymized data received only by the operator’s fiscal data “Taxco”. In total, we analyzed over 22 billion receipts.