The growth of the dollar led to a sudden increase of tariffs for laptops in Russia. Since July of this year, the surge amounted to almost 20%. According to market experts, this is not the limit and if you buy equipment, it must do so urgently.
As explained managing analytical unit of the Department of information technology of Moscow Alexey Chukarin, in the city of Moscow from July, the cost of laptops and ultrabooks increased by 17%. After the growth of the dollar, the average cost of the laptop exceeded 32.5 thousand rubles, and ultrabooks - 66.7 thousand rubles. PC went up in price by 18% and at the moment its cost, in comparison with July, - 54,5 thousand.
The reasons for the increase of tariffs was not only the swaying of the exchange rate, but the simultaneous increase in tariffs trade networks. "The trade network at this time, began to rewrite the price tags are actually synchronous, this was not observed even at the beginning of December last year. Their role here was played by the seasonal factor: course - course, while children in secondary school to collect it", - quotes Chukarin portal "Moscow 24".
"The fact that pricing for digital equipment in the foreseeable future will be reduced, it is not necessary to count, regardless of how the exchange rate. Because those who were going to buy a PC, tablet, smartphone, telephone, advise you not to wait and do it now", said Chukarin.
Remember that a sudden jump of tariffs on digital technology happened on 18 December 2014, after the peak characteristics of the dollar and the Euro. According to the results of monitoring of the Department of information technology at increasing rates ranged from 20% to 50% depending on the product category. As explained by Alexey Chukarin, after the December collapse of the ruble PC instead of 21.9 thousand roubles as of 1 January 2015 was worth 44, 6 thousand rubles. The cost has more than doubled. In early February, it slightly decreased to 41 thousand and ceased to decrease, despite the significant correction of the dollar.