The majority of Russians prefer domestic products to imported, the survey showed

© RIA Novosti / Alexei Sharecompat in fotobanka. Archival photoThe majority of Russians prefer domestic products to imported, the survey showed© RIA Novosti / Alexei Sharecompat the image Bank

More than 65% of Russians for the same cost of domestic and imported food will give preference to goods produced in Russia, according to a survey of Fund «Public opinion» (FOM).

The survey showed that 66% of people in Russia prefer to buy domestic products, and for 25% of respondents country of origin does not matter. The answer is «imported» gave 6% of Russians.

Respondents were asked to tell why they chose the products produced in Russia, and 20% of them believe that Russian production is more credible. According to 17% respondents, domestic products are higher quality, and 12% support the Russian manufacturer. In addition, 7% of the respondents indicated that the products produced in Russia, more environmentally friendly, without GMO.

While 5% of respondents of those who prefer imported goods, said that these products are better and more tasty.

With regard to the range in stores, 70% of respondents said that in the last two or three months the range has not changed. And 18% of respondents believe that the range has expanded. According to 68% of the respondents, over the past two to three months prices in the shops rose, while 23% of Russians said that the prices have not changed.

Poll «Omnibus» was conducted among 1,5 thousand citizens of the Russian Federation on November 24-25 2018, in 53 subjects of the Russian Federation.

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