Consumer moods of Ukrainians in 2019 will continue to deteriorate – expert

Потребительские настроения украинцев в 2019 году продолжат ухудшаться – эксперт

Consumer moods of Ukrainians in 2019 will continue to deteriorate.

Comments about this ГолосUA, said an expert on economic issues Vsevolod Stepanyuk.

“One trip to the supermarket for groceries for one person will cost 100 UAH. That is a month on average Ukrainians spend on food 3000 hryvnia. Also, on average, about 300 thousand hryvnia Ukrainians spend on utilities. Plus the cost of travel. The average salary is about 10 thousand, but the bulk of Ukrainians receive a salary in the amount of 5,000. Accordingly, the subsistence minimum should be around 6 thousand. Considering how many are state employees, we can safely say that half or more of their income Ukrainians spend on food,” said Victor Stepaniuc.

He said that consumer moods of Ukrainians in 2019 will continue to deteriorate.

“Improvement in consumer sentiment depends on the change of power and how it will be treated abroad”,- concluded Victor Stepaniuc.

We will remind, in the purchase of food and non-alcoholic beverages in the third quarter of 2018, the Ukrainians spent an average of 44.5% of their income. See also for the year rose by 11%: how much meat basket in Ukraine this reads the data from the sample survey of household living conditions the State statistics service.

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