MOSCOW, December 25. The Federal Antimonopoly service (FAS) Russia has warned manufacturers and suppliers of food products about inadmissibility of unreasonable price growth in connection with the embargo on food supplies from Turkey. This was reported by the press service of the FAS.
“Domestic producers are happy”: a reaction to the restriction of the import of Turkish products
“To prevent unreasonable growth of food prices included in the list forbidden for import on territory of the Russian Federation from January 1, 2016, if the country of origin is the Republic of Turkey, the FAS Russia sent the largest Association of manufacturers and suppliers of food products letter on necessity of observance of the Antimonopoly legislation, as well as the adoption and maintenance of measures to curb rising prices”, – stated in the message.
So, the letter was sent to the Association of retail companies (akort), the Association of producers and suppliers of food products Rusprodsoyuz, the Russian poultry Union (Russian poultry Union) and the Union of independent networks of Russia.
Earlier, the head of FAS Igor Artemiev emphasized that the service will undertake monitoring of prices on food in connection with the introduction of restrictions on import of Turkish goods to Russia. According to the head of the FAS, the price increase will not be too significant “in any case”, and dropped the supplies will be replaced from other countries.
The Russian government banned on January 1, the import of food products from Turkey.
The CPS does not preclude disposal of prohibited Turkish products after January 1,
According to the resolution, Turkey will not be able to deliver to Russia oranges, tangerines, grapes, apples, pears, apricots, peaches and nectarines, plums, strawberries, and strawberries. In a positive list and also got vegetables: tomatoes, cucumbers, cauliflower and broccoli, onion. In addition, the ban affected the import of frozen parts of carcasses and offal of turkeys and chickens, fresh carnations and salt.
Prohibition does not apply to chilled meat, fish, nuts, lemons and other kinds of food, for which Turkey is the largest supplier in the Russian Federation. For example, the ban does not affect the supply of figs and hazelnuts, which are used in the confectionery industry, as well as fructose, used in the production of baby food.
The attack on the Russian su-24M and its consequences
November 24, fighter from the Turkish air force F-16 shot down Russian bomber su-24M, which, according to Ankara, had violated the country’s airspace near the border with Syria.
In response, the defense Ministry said the su-24M was in the skies over Syria and crossed the border by the Turkish aircraft. The crew of the downed bomber managed to eject, however, commander Oleg Peshkov was killed by ground fire. Navigator Konstantin Muratina saved the Russian military and taken to a Russian base. During the operation to evacuate the pilots of the su-24M was lost helicopter Mi-8. In the death of a marine-contract employee Alexander Pozynich.
Putin called the attack a Turkish air force aircraft of the Russian Federation, who participated in anti-terrorist operations in Syria and did not pose a threat to Turkey, “the stab in the back” of Russia.
The Russian head of state on 28 November signed a decree on the temporary ban from 1 January 2016 to hire workers from among the citizens of Turkey. With the new year also suspends the agreement with Turkey on visa-free regime. A ban or restriction on the import into Russia of certain goods from Turkey (the list will be determined by the government). In addition, it is not recommended to tour operators to sell trips to Turkey. The government was instructed to strengthen control over the activities of the Turkish road carriers on the territory of Russia in order to ensure security.