Manturov: spikes in food prices due to the Turkish sanctions and the Ukraine predamage not marked

Manturov: spikes in food prices due to the Turkish sanctions and the Ukraine predamage not marked


SKOLKOVO, January 30. Sharp price hikes on food products in Russian retail chains because of restrictive measures against Turkey and Ukraine from the beginning of 2016 is not fixed.

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The FAS did not record with the beginning of the year significant growth of prices for food

This was reported to journalists by the Minister of industry and trade of Russia Denis Manturov.

“For the last three weeks no sudden jumps did not happen, and secondly, for some groups occur, on the contrary, decrease, or increase, so overall we see no critical situations on the market”, – said Manturov.

Predamage against Ukraine

Russia banned the import of agricultural products, raw materials and food of Ukraine as of 1 January 2016. Such a measure is necessary to protect the domestic market and domestic producers, said earlier the head of the government Dmitry Medvedev.

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The European Union (EU) and Ukraine have decided to implement from 1 January 2016, the economic section of the Association agreement with the European Union. Therefore, Russia decided to apply in respect Ukraine’s counter-sanctions, similar to those prevailing in the EU.

In addition, January 1, entered into force the decision to suspend actions in respect of Ukraine to the Treaty on the free trade area (FTA). In Ukraine now apply the import duty tariff for all the countries importing their products into the territory of the Eurasian economic Union (EEU), which alongside with Russia includes Belarus, Kazakhstan, Armenia, Kyrgyzstan.

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.

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