Rus­sian dis­pos­able in­come drops in­May

China Daily (Canada) - - BUSINESS -

Rus­sians’ real dis­pos­able in­come de­creased by 5.7 per­cent in­May, the fed­eral statis­tics ser­vice Ros­stat said. From Jan­uary toMay, real dis­pos­able in­come fell 4.9 per­cent year-on-year, ac­cord­ing to fig­ures on the agency’s web­site. Real dis­pos­able in­come ex­cludes taxes and other manda­tory pay­ments and its per­for­mance is ad­justed for in­fla­tion. The nom­i­nal av­er­age monthly salary reached 36,570 rou­bles ($570) in­May, up 6.2 per­cent yearon-year, Ros­stat said.

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