Rosavtodor: the introduction of “Plato” will not lead to higher prices in anticipation of the New year

Rosavtodor: the introduction of “Plato” will not lead to higher prices in anticipation of the New year


MOSCOW, December 10. The head of Rosavtodor Roman Starovoit said the lack of a tangible threat of rising prices for food and consumer goods ahead of the Christmas holidays, the press service of the Ministry. Specifies that information Starovoyt based on data from the interagency monitoring of daily situation on the freight market and retail

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“The economic case for significant growth of tariffs for road freight, changes in the value of goods transported in connection with the launch of the Federal highways system “Platon” no”, – said the head of Rosavtodor. To control for possible individual speculation in the market, we will continue to work with the involvement of competition authorities”.

Earlier at a meeting with business Ombudsman Boris Titov and Russian businessmen, the head of Federal road Agency has provided data on the structure of trucking, according to which taking into account the total fleet of the country on food products accounts for only 8.5% of traffic.

According to him, the share carried by road products – about 83% – building materials. The increase in food prices is projected at 0.3-0.4%, which is only a few cents. It is virtually painless for the consumer, said the head of the Department.

As “Plato” will affect inflation

The Bank of Russia also reported that the impact of the introduction of charges for the use of Federal highways by multi-ton trucks on the dynamics of inflation will be insignificant and will be short in nature.

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According to the regulator, the contribution of the new collection in the pace of increase in consumer prices for food products will not exceed 0.1 percentage point in both the current and next year. The impact fee on the increase of prices of manufactured goods and services in the CBR estimate is even lower.

Meanwhile, according to the newspaper “Kommersant”, the largest Association in the field of food producers and retailers have warned Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev about a possible substantial rise in prices in the New year’s eve because of the action of the program “Platon”.

According to businessmen, due to the ongoing failures of the system began mass multiple arbitrary withdrawal of funds from personal accounts, overstatement of the real mileage, malfunctions of the Internet portal. This will have an impact on socially significant goods with a lower price, such as milk, the price of which will increase by 1.2 rubles per kilogram from the current rate. Alternatively, “Plato” they propose to raise fuel excise taxes and the price of gasoline.

Treatment according to “Kommersant”, was signed by 20 organisations, among them the national meat Association, Rusprodsoyuz, the Fish Union “Soyuzmoloko”, the Grain Union, the Association of retailing companies, the Union of independent networks.

About the system “Platon”

System “Platon”, providing the toll for heavy vehicles weighing more than 12 tonnes of tolls on Federal highways, are available from 15 November. Until March 1, 2016, trucks to pay 1,53 rubles for each kilometer, in the future, the rate will increase. It is planned that in 2016 the collection of payments will bring 40 billion. The money will be spent on the repair of Federal highways.