Several food markets operate in the city of Korosten. The largest of them is the Central Cooperative Market of the city of Korosten. It is possible to buy food (from bread to fresh meat), as well as any clothes and household items. The choice of products is truly the largest both in terms of assortment and price, where you will surely purchase the product you need.
Next to the central market (on the opposite side of the road) is another part of the central market that sells food and clothes, but the range is smaller. More detailed information can be found on the link to the picture of the central market.
The second largest market is called the Station Market of the city of Korosten (located near the railway station of the Korosten station). At this market, the predominant type of product is food products grown by residents of the villages adjacent to Korosten. You can safely find fresh milk, cheese, sour cream, any kind of fruits and vegetables at a good price and with a bargain at this market. Although traditional food products are also sold, as well as running clothes and goods of the industrial group.
Recently, the residents of the city of Korosten have come to like the Merchandise Market, which is popularly called the “Gypsy Market” – it used to be located on Kovelsky, and now it functions on the territory of the former twisted goods factory (near the central market). If you search, you can find clothes for every day that are quite well tailored and for relatively little money. More detailed information can be found at the link with the picture of the Goods Market.
There are both spontaneous and legal mini-markets in various neighborhoods of the city. More detailed information can be found at the link with a picture of mini-bazaars in the city of Korosten.
It is also worth mentioning the Poultry Market in the city of Korosten, which is popularly called the “pig market”. As you may have guessed, mainly one product is piglets, but you can often buy other pets and poultry. More detailed information can be found at the link with the picture of the bird market in the city of Korosten.
In Korosten, as in any other relatively large city, there are a large number of grocery and food stores.
Retail turnover for 2014 will amount to UAH 560 million. (estimated) or UAH 8,565. per capita, which practically corresponds to the indicators of 2013.
The growth of turnover in the city of Korosten in 2015 is not expected due to the decrease in the solvency of the population.
Dynamics of turnover growth of enterprises in the city of Korosten
Domestically produced goods account for 68% of food products and 53% of non-food products in the total retail turnover of Zhytomyr region.
The only segment of trade that grew in 2014 and will continue to grow is online trade. 30% of the population are active Internet users in the city, 2% of whom are online shoppers. Electronics and clothes are most often bought via the Internet. The sales leader is Rozetka.com.ua.
Implementation of paid services to the population by the end of 2014 will amount to UAH 65 million. (estimated) or UAH 994. per capita, which is 18% more than in 2013. The growth will be due to higher prices. The inflation rate in the city’s consumer market in 2014 will exceed 20%.
Price reduction is not expected. Falling world oil prices will not lead to a decrease in the cost of fuel due to the currency shortage. Price growth in the city’s consumer market will be influenced by the price of grain for the 2014 harvest, which is 40% higher than last year’s.
The trade and household service industry of the city is waiting for changes for the better in taxation and simplified reporting in 2015. Due to frequent changes and additions to legislation and a large tax burden (28 tax payments take approximately 54% of income), the opening of new large trade facilities is not expected. Reorganization and consolidation of existing stores and pharmacies will continue. The sale of cheap goods will increase. The network of repair shops for household appliances, mobile phones and shoes will expand.