In April, the Consumer Sentiment Index of Ukrainians amounted to 77.2 points, which is 9.4 points higher than the March indicators, according to research
data from Info Sapiens
It is noted that the increase in the indicator is associated with a significant increase in economic expectations.
Thus, the index of the current situation (ITP) did not change significantly and amounted to 60, which is 1.1 points higher than the March results. In particular, the index of the current personal financial situation was 55.3, which is 0.6 higher than in March, and the index of the expediency of large purchases increased by 1.7 and amounted to 64.8.
The Economic Expectations Index (EEI) increased significantly in April and amounted to 88.6. The dynamics of the components are as follows: the index of expected changes in the personal financial situation was 92.2 (+13), the index of expected economic development during the year is 71 (+10.5), the index of the expected development of the country"s economy over five years is 102.5 (+21).
“In April 2021, the dynamics of the index of economic expectations far outstripped the dynamics of the index of the current situation. The index of expected changes in personal income increased by 13 points. Such a gap in dynamics may indicate the potential for economic recovery after the crisis, ”analysts from Info Sapiens note.