The total daily expenses of Russian citizens continued to decline in September, the Romir report noted.
In August of this year, the total daily expenses of Russians decreased by 0,6%, in September the trend continued to decline, citizens' expenses decreased by 1,3%.
In annual terms, total expenses, however, showed growth, which amounted to 3,3% and almost coincided with the official inflation accumulated since September last year at 3%.
In September, analysts also noted a general decrease in purchasing activity. The overall reduction in costs with a growing average check may indicate a slight decrease in the frequency of shopping.