Yekaterinburg retail trade turnover comes to 700bn RUR in 2014

19 January 2015 (13:05)

January 19, 2015. Yekaterinburg is now Russia’s No.1 in terms of per capita shopping space, leaving behind Moscow and Saint Petersburg, the city council’s press service reports.

By the end of 2014, there was an average of 1,322 sq m worth of shopping space per every 1,000 residents.

Ten new malls were opened every year for the last five years. There are currently 34 shopping centers in the Mid-Urals’ capital, with the total area of 835,000 sq m.

44% of all the shopping facilities in the city are large malls. The total area of all the shopping spaces in the city comes to 1,901,000 sq m.

Besides, Yekaterinburg remains the top city in terms or retail trade turnover: the figure stood at 700bn RUR in 2014.

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