Clothing prices will rise due to the collapse of the ruble


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Prices on clothes, shoes and accessories will grow in the fall if the exchange rate is not stabiliziruemost, writes “Kommersant” with reference to retailers.

About 80 percent of sellers depend on supplies from abroad. The price revision will occur when significant depreciation of the national currency. If the fluctuations of the ruble will be in the range of 5-10 percent, the cost of goods will not change.

According to the President Baon Ilya Yaroshenko, rising prices for buyers will not be proportional to the course: “If, say, the dollar will rise 20 percent, the consumer price will increase by 10 percent, the remaining 10 percent will be divided between suppliers and retailers by reducing their margins”.

Clothes, shoes and accessories in Russia imported mainly from Asia or Europe, noted commercial Director Fashion Consulting Group of Anush Gasparyan. She added that the situation on the Russian market also affects not recovered after the crisis, consumer demand.

Previously, manufacturers of household appliances and electronics warned of increasing input prices against the background of falling of the ruble.

Euro and the dollar against the ruble grow after the expansion of US sanctions against Russia. On the morning of 11 April the Euro on the Moscow stock exchange exceeded 80 rubles, the dollar — 64 rubles.

Video, photo All from Russia.


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