Of course, the popularity of watches from Switzerland, and without that is indisputable, but the end of May this year, its growth is further confirmed by the figures. On the May statistics of the Swiss Federation watch industry, this year Russia imported by 44.45% more Swiss watches than in 2010. As a result, achieve a record of the last 9 years in the spring imports. Total imported 49 779 hours.
However, in terms of money growth does not show such significant results, since the cost of most imported hours reduced. In general, Russia has imported Swiss watches at 20,022,250 francs – for comparison, in May last year; this value amounted to only 13,824,172 francs. Tend to choose more cost hours and confirms compared to previous years: for example, figures in May 2009 are approximately equal to last year, but in 2010 the number of hours was brought to 67%.
If we consider the growth of exports of Swiss watches in all countries, it rose 30% to 1.6 billion francs. For all the first 5 months of this year, the Swiss have taken hours to 7.1 billion francs, an increase of 21.7% the same period in 2010.
The most popular for mass export of watches in steel and gold. However, in the category of “hours of other materials,” recorded steady growth.
In the price of same classification of the most popular watches at an affordable price – less than 200 francs.