Russians warned of a likely increase in the price of fish

the Costs of fishermen on quarantine measures related to the spread of coronavirus infection COVID-19, can lead to increased fish prices by 15%. This forecast was voiced to “Interfax” the head of the information Agency on fisheries Alexander Saveliev.

According to him, the stable price situation on the fish market was only a temporary lull. “A lot of pressure on the cost of production have costs of fishing companies on quarantine measures, which fishermen is estimated at 2.5 billion rubles,” — said the expert.

However, he pointed out that the impact of quarantine of the consequences is typical not only for Russia but also for the global fish market in General.

Recall, April 10, the Association of retail companies (HSE) warned that the cost of food in Russia in the near future will increase due to the sharp devaluation of the ruble in late March — early April, the suppliers suggested retail chains to increase the purchase prices by 5-15%.

“retailers have received and continue to receive from suppliers the greater part of the goods the notification of the price increase on the average by 5-15%. Individual providers notify retailers about its intention to increase selling prices by 20%, 30% and 50%,” said the HSE.

Earlier in the same month, the newspaper “Izvestia” reported, citing “Rusprodsoyuz” that the major suppliers of food products in Russia are going to adjust upward the purchase price of some products, and retailers are already informed about it.

In particular, this publication was coffee, tea, spices, canned food, pasta and also bakery products and fish. Depending on the category of appreciation may range from 5 to 20%.

Vendors argued their plans change the cost of production due to currency fluctuations, as well as the difficulties faced by the business in a situation of spread toarenaviruses infection COVID-19.

However, the Association of retail trade companies were assured that the networks seek to curb the rise in price of products.

let’s Add that the Russian economy in February—March 2020 was under the powerful impact of two negative factors — the rapid spread of the pandemic coronavirus infection COVID-19 and its deleterious effect on the global economy and collapse in oil prices. Against this background, the rouble significantly depreciated against the dollar and the Euro. Reacting to the situation, the government and the Bank of Russia adopted several packages of measures to support the economy and citizens.

may 11, Russian President Vladimir Putin announced the end of may 12, a single period of days off, entered March 30, in the fight against COVID-19. He also announced the beginning of implementation of the third package of anti-crisis measures, under which the state, in particular, will increase targeted support for families with children, small businesses, individual entrepreneurs and self-employed. In addition, Putin instructed the government to prepare a national plan for long-term development of the economy, the recovery in employment and incomes.

on 27 may, the Minister of economic development (MED) of the Russian Federation Maxim Reshetnikov said that the total cost of anti-crisis measures to support the Russian economy, aimed at combating the impact of the pandemic coronavirus has reached 3.3 trillion rubles.

on 2 June Prime Minister Mikhail Mishustin presented to the President a national plan for the recovery of the Russian economy in 2020-2021 years, noting in particular that the cost of the plan will be about 5 trillion rubles.

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