Im not between the people that thinks that small airliner and transport aircrafts have a good prospect in the future. I do not advise to bet on them in overall terms.
Now there is a project, the Il-112, that is being justified as replacement of the An-24/26/30/32, more concretely the transport variants.
Before to bet on this aircraft I would recommend to look at the exhaustion model followed by the An-24 and its impact in the orders by the ministery of defense of the Il-114.
The An-24 is the earliest variant of the An-24/26/30/32 and as consequence the most aged and the first being retired. In fact, today the process of retirement of the An-24 is so advanced like we can see here:
Between the aircrafts owned by the Russian Aerospace Force and the Russian Naval Aviation, only one remains in active service:
The number of aircrafts listed as present in the reserve would be bigger still, with 29 in the Russian Aerospace Force and 3 in the Russian Naval Aviation. Surely it would be possible to make to fly to some unit else, but it seems that these aircrafts will be canibalized by the transport variants of the An-24/26/30/32.
Today a majority of the An-24 are listed as monuments and as decommissioned (by different reasons), 40 in the Russian Aerospace Force and 2 in the Russian Naval Aviation.
Obviously except the alone aircraft in active service, no-one more keeps a load of work. The loads of the rest of the aircrafts have been assumed by other aircrafts present today in the Russian Armed Forces. But these aircrafts are not of a model of airliner aircraft of the size cathegory of the An-24. Newer airliners of this size cathegory like the Il-114 never were procured:
The main reason for the lack of orders and procurement of airliner aircrafts of this size has been the disadvantage in costs per person and Km, and the presence of big number of more profitable airliner aircrafts of bigger size, like the Il-18/20/22 or the Tu-134.
Looking at the transport variants of the An-24/26/30/32, the things can go by the same way. I do not advise to bet on the Il-112. The main problem is in the structural disadvantage of small aircrafts on costs per Kg and Km.