Putin: foreign suppliers should not determine the price of fish in Russia


NOVO-Ogaryovo, 19 Oct. Russia is not satisfied with the price of fish on the domestic market is determined by foreign suppliers, said the President of the Russian Federation Vladimir Putin at session of Presidium of the state Council.

“Neither our country nor its citizens are absolutely not satisfied when the range and the price of fish on the domestic market is determined by foreign suppliers and retailers, when in the fishing industry has bred a different kind of investor who use our bioresources”, — said the President.

Putin also added that Russian fish is exported to other countries with a low level of processing. “I also note that the bulk of the fish catch is exported in frozen form with a low level of processing. Thus, other States are getting not only the best fish, but also opportunities to create new jobs, to develop its economy processing industries, where added value is”, — Putin said.