Medvedev instructed to prevent surges in the price of fish in Russia


RIA Novosti

To avoid surges in the prices of fish demanded by the Chairman of the government of the Russian Federation Dmitry Medvedev at meeting with heads of fishery enterprises of Far East.

— The price of fish and seafood is more or less stable, the index of consumer prices in July this year to December last year increased by about 1.5 percent. Of course, we need to continue to ensure that there were no sharp spikes, — TASS quoted Medvedev.

The Prime Minister also noted that the district is well developed aquaculture.

According to him, thanks to the support of farmers and the allocation of subsidies in the past year, DFO produced two times more aquaculture products than in 2015.

Dmitry Medvedev stressed that the government launched mechanisms to support fishermen.

— We introduced a new system of state — quota for investment purposes. Next year they will be able to organizations who invest in the construction of modern fishing vessels and fish processing plants, he said.

Recall that the Prime Minister came to Sakhalin on Wednesday to discuss the development of the fishing industry in DFO.