Two-thirds of interviewed entrepreneurs negatively estimate the state of the Russian economy, according to a survey included in the annual report by Russia’s Presidential Commissioner for the protection of entrepreneurs’ rights Boris Titov to President Vladimir Putin, TASS reported.
The survey was conducted in February-March 2020 by the service of special communications and information of Russia’s Federal Guard Service. Owners of enterprises (56.7%), heads of enterprises (25%), deputy heads of enterprises (10.4%), and managers (7.9%) participated in it, all in all, 7,733 people.
“Two-thirds of respondents (68.3%) negatively estimate the state of the Russian economy,” the research said. Particularly, 52.2% of respondents described it as ‘problematic’, while 16.1% – as ‘disastrously recessionary’.
As many as 15.1% of respondents considered the Russian economy stable, whereas 3.5% referred to its state as ‘good’. The remaining 13.1% of participants were undecided.