According to the state statistics service of Ukraine, the country continues to decline, the level of activity and in comparison with last year expenses of residents for purchase of food products decreased by 20%.
Statistical service says: Ukrainians began to cut the most vital costs. In the 1st quarter of the population is Usually reduced purchase of food products by 20% compared with the same period in 2014, reports RIA " Novosti ". In the list of products, which are residents of Ukraine refuse in the quest to reduce costs - canned fruit, meat and fish products (their consumption decreased by 37%). 2nd place - " ready meat products, seafood, fish and cereals (30%). On the 3rd - eggs, fresh meat and vegetables (25%). The fourth - pasta and confectionery, butter and non-alcoholic beverages (20%). Among food products in Ukraine consumer demand has only increased by salt (11%) and margarine (2%). As reported by the print edition OPINION, Ukraine is the leader in receiving remittances from Russia: in 2014 Ukrainians sent home to 7 billion 600 million dollars.