The Volume Of Sales Of The Chinese Lottery Is Reduced By The Second Month In A Row
The volume of salees of the chinese lottery is reduced for sevel months in a row. In february, the indicators in comparison with the previous year decred by 8.8%, and in march – by 13%.
China’s ministry of finance announced the data according to which cumulative sales of charitable and sports lotteries in march amounted to less than 35 billion yuan ($ 5.2 billion). An indicator is 13% less than in march 2018.
The decline in sales is recorded in all directions: sales of lottery goods in march decreased by 16.4% and amounted to 16.5 billion yuan, and sports lotteries – by 9.7% (18.4 billion yuan). Despite the negative dynamics of the last two monhs, sales in the first quarter of 2019 increased by 2.1% year in annual terms and amounted to 106.3 billion yuan. Indicators of the charitable lottery have improved by 6.1% and amounted to 49 billion yuan, and sports lottery stated an increase of 10.3% to 57.25 billion yuan.
The growth of sales of the chinese has consistently extended positive dynamics, constantly updating the industry records. In april 2018, the charity lottery passed the palm of the championship of the since then has strength of the second violin.
Indition, the influence of the scandal, which broke out around feng lizha – the former depeutor of the chinese center for issuing and managing the lottery. Lizha was sentenced to 17 years in prison due to corruption actions.
Despite the fact that the sentence was put back in february, he was published only last monh.
Recall that video games with poker or mahjong elements will be prohibited in china. According to the authorities, these gambling may contribute to the popularization of gambling in the country.