Obligations borrowers of foreign currency loans were for them in this clip, padded with the dollar in nearly half. With declining revenues growing commitment put consumers in an extremely awkward position. When that real incomes are reduced very quickly, the situation for many borrowers is not far from the critical limit. Next, we consider in more detail how things work with the incomes of large Russian cities. Level income. In January this year the average income in cities with over one million people had fallen to 13,210 rubles per person. This is 22% less than a month earlier, in December last year.

This decrease looks apocalyptic, especially if take into account the sharply falling purchasing power of the ruble. In the worst situation of the wounded were residents of Chelyabinsk, Omsk and Volgograd, where the average income fell almost a quarter. In Moscow, Yekaterinburg and Samara loss less significant – about 15%. Volgograd and Rostov-on-Don have become millionaire cities with the lowest average income: here for one household member in January, accounted for only about 10,700 rubles. However, not is premature to consider such a drastic decline in revenues as a deep-rooted trend. January – one of the most passive periods during the year, when business activity is dramatically reduced. Most of all, to decrease in the average income in January affected the duration of holidays, limiting entrepreneurial income. In addition, in January, recorded significant new delays in salary payments, which also impact on actual revenues. It is obvious that with increasing seasonal business income has increased markedly, but not return to the New Year values.