Ukrainians began to spend more in Poland

The costs were doubled.

For the year, expenses of Ukrainians in Poland has doubled and by the end of 2019 amounted to a record of 2.14 billion dollars, reports the with reference to the Correspondent.

It is noted that in 2018 the amount of spending of Ukrainians in Poland amounted to 1.05 billion dollars.

“If you focus on the official data of the National Bank of Ukraine, the Ukrainians transferred from Poland to Ukraine in 2019 — 3.8 billion dollars, and in 2018, 3.6 billion dollars. That is, we see a rapid increase in 2 times of the expenses of Ukrainians on the territory of Poland, whereas the translation in Ukraine is almost not increased”, — stated in the message.

Such a trend analysts believe is negative for Ukraine’s economy. “She suffers not only from lack of labour, but also that Ukrainians increasingly prefer Polish products, but do not increase the money transfer to Ukraine, where they would have spent on the purchase of goods of Ukrainian producers”, — said the owner of the company Gremi personal Yevgeny Kirichenko.

In General, Ukrainian migrant workers last year moved into the country from abroad almost $ 12 billion, which is 7.8% more than the year before.

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