MOSCOW, 8 February. Spamarchive products with palm oil and the introduction of excise tax will make its use disadvantageous. Such opinion on air of TV channel “Russia 24” stated the Minister of agriculture and food Alexander Tkachev.
“I think that on the one hand, all that the Ministry of agriculture, through labelling, when the stick of butter, kefir, fermented baked milk, in big letters, underline, big, large letters, is written that this product is manufactured using palm oil. The consumer needs to know, to know what he buys, and make the appropriate selection. Also, we raise the penalties significantly, multiple for such violations. On the other hand, the proposals of the Ministry of health on the introduction of excise duties, which fully support”, – said the Minister.
The Ministry of agriculture: for demircioglu products with palm oil should be fined 1 million rubles.
Tkachev noted that all these measures should make economically unprofitable the use of palm oil in the production of milk or other products.
Rate of excise duty on palm oil in the near future the Ministry of Finance will be calculated in rubles per ton, said the representative of the Minister of agriculture.
He also noted that the introduction in Russia of excise duty on palm oil may stimulate the production of domestic milk.
Introduction to the Russian excise tax on palm oil can stimulate domestic production of milk, said the representative of the Minister of agriculture.