Irkutsk
Ulan-Ude

Blagoveshchensk
Chita
Yakutsk

Birobidzhan
Vladivostok
Khabarovsk

Magadan
Yuzhno-Sakhalinsk

Anadyr
Petropavlovsk-
Kamchatsky
Moscow

This text is translated into Russian by google automatic human level neural machine.
EastRussia is not responsible for any mistakes in the translated text. Sorry for the inconvinience.
Please refer to the text in Russian as a source.

Business in Russia asked to return to grocery cards

Business in Russia asked to return to grocery cards
Photo: pixabay.com

The leaders of organizations of producers and suppliers of food and trade network associations called on the federal authorities to begin implementing the frozen project of the Ministry of Industry and Trade on the issue of grocery cards. The business proposes to do this in order to maintain the availability of socially significant food and other essential goods for the population in the context of the coronavirus pandemic.

According to RBC, the authors of the initiative estimated that 800 billion rubles would be required to finance the project from May to December this year. Cards for ten thousand rubles a month will be able to receive ten million Russians.

Cards are offered to those who have lost their jobs or income due to restrictions imposed to prevent the spread of coronavirus infection. The authors of the initiative believe that this measure will increase the solvent demand for the products of Russian enterprises, which will help preserve jobs and business stability.

The head of the State Duma Committee on Labor and Social Policy, Yaroslav Nilov, said that there are no prerequisites for introducing grocery cards. He reported RIA Newsthat such initiatives are the desire of individual networks to either hide violations of overpricing, or to translate the discussion vector in a different direction.

September 25: current information on coronavirus in the Far East
Digest of regional events and latest statistics