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A sharp increase in prices in the retail network in Primorye was not recorded - the headquarters for operational monitoring

The sharp rise in prices in the retail network in Primorye is not fixed. According to the press service of the Primorsky Territory Administration, Elena Koval, director of the licensing and trade department of the region, said this at a meeting of the regional headquarters for operational monitoring and response to changing market conditions for agricultural products, raw materials and food.

“We started monitoring on 11 August. During this time, prices increased for pork - by 1,2 percent, frozen fish - 7,2 percent, cottage cheese - 1,2 percent, hard cheeses - 4,7 percent, sausages - up to 3 percent. But for potatoes and vegetables, on the contrary, there was a seasonal decline in prices, ”she said. According to Elena Koval, the only commodity for which a significant increase in prices was recorded is imported chicken legs.

“There is a“ hot line ”in Primorye, where residents of the region can contact on the fact of an unreasonable rise in prices. Most of the calls to her are related to American chicken legs, ”said Elena Koval. Now these facts are being investigated by Primorskiy OFAS.

First Vice-Governor Alexander Kostenko explained that the headquarters is connected with the Decree of the President of the Russian Federation on restricting imports from countries that have adopted sanctions against Russia. “We need to understand the availability of food supplies in Primorye, to constantly monitor prices and take measures that will help producers of agricultural products and foodstuffs cope with the situation,” he said.

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