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Trutnev: it is necessary to draw conclusions from the rise in price of vegetables in the Far Eastern Federal District

Trutnev: it is necessary to draw conclusions from the rise in price of vegetables in the Far Eastern Federal District
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Deputy Prime Minister and Presidential Envoy to the Far Eastern Federal District, Yuri Trutnev, said that the rise in price of vegetables in the Far East after the closure of borders with China should make regional leaders think about additional food security. He said this during a working trip to Kamchatka.

As the plenipotentiary said RIA News", now the authorities of the regions of the Far Eastern Federal District need to consider not losses, they must draw conclusions. He cited the example of the Sakhalin region, where prices did not rise, and attributed this to the fact that there are greenhouses in the region that can supply customers with their products.

A shortage of fresh vegetables in the regions of the Far East arose after the closure of borders with China due to the coronavirus, buyers complained about inflated prices. After opening checkpoints for trucks, vegetables from China appeared at affordable prices. However, last week the authorities of Primorye said that in the region again observed shortage of cheap vegetables. Parties do not come due new requirements Phytosanitary Services of China. The Russian Ministry of Agriculture promised to help the Far East with construction of vegetable stores.

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