Manturov: sharp price hikes because of the sanctions Turkey is not fixed

Manturov: sharp price hikes because of the sanctions Turkey is not fixed


After the introduction of predamage against Ukraine and the special economic measures against Turkey according to some groups there was a decrease in prices, said Minister of industry and trade of the Russian Federation Denis Manturov.

SKOLKOVO, 30 Jan –. Sharp price hikes on food in retail chains in connection with predamage against Ukraine and the special economic measures against Turkey for the last three weeks are not recorded, reported Saturday the Minister of industry and trade of the Russian Federation Denis Manturov.

“For the last three weeks no spikes occurred. Secondly, some groups occur, on the contrary, decrease, or increase, so overall we see no critical situations on the market,” he said on Saturday.

Russia from January 1, has banned the importation from Turkey of certain products, including in particular included chicken, tomatoes, onions, cauliflower, cucumbers, oranges and tangerines, grapes, apples, pears, peaches, plums and strawberries.

Relations of Russia and Turkey is experiencing a crisis after November 24, Turkish F-16 shot down in Syria, the Russian bomber su-24. The Russian President Vladimir Putin called it a “stab in the back” by the accomplices of terrorists. After the incident, the President signed a decree on measures to ensure national security and the special economic measures against Turkey.

Russia from 1 January 2016 introduced against Ukraine food embargo for countries that supported sanctions against Russia. At the same time, Ukraine imposed against the Russian Federation measures on a number of commodities that will last until August 5, or to cancel predamage on Ukrainian goods.

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