Muscovites’ Buying Activity Goes Up

18 April 2019

The retail revenue in current prices has amounted to RUR 764 bn in January-February 2019 what is by 7.1% higher than the same time in 2018.

The retail sector has become the main growth driver for the main Russian megapolis economy. The tax payments from the Moscow retail amounts to ca. 4% of the total tax revenue. Over 1 million people - ca. 14% of all working Muscovites – are currently engaged in this area.