The majority of Russians anticipated the worst times

Three quarters of Russians are pessimistic about the economic situation in the country in the near future. These data were obtained during a poll conducted by the research holding “ROMIR” in conjunction with the Boston Consulting Group.

According to the study, 75% of citizens expect the onset of the recession, and 40% are experiencing uncertainty in their financial stability. Because of the fear of economic crisis, citizens of all age groups plan to cut spending. More than any other is going to make the Russians 26-45 years. In General, Russian consumers cut their spending more than the inhabitants of the countries.

According to the Executive Director “ROMIR” Inna Karaeva, on the change of consumer behavior of Russians seriously affected by pandemic coronavirus.

“the consciousness of the consumer after the completion of isolation and the end of the pandemic will never be the same”, she said.

In the next six months, citizens will save on almost everything. According to experts, most will suffer shopping centers: there are spending plan to reduce about 47% of the respondents. The Russians cut back on purchases in establishments street trading (40%), movies (34%), restaurants (34%), spas (36%), theme parks (36%), concert halls (36%).

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