MOSCOW, February 28 – RIA Novosti. The dynamics of prices of agricultural producers in Russia corresponds to seasonal trends, while food in Russia remains one of the most affordable in Europe, the RF Ministry of Agriculture said in a statement.
“The government of the Russian Federation has taken a number of systemic measures aimed at stabilizing prices for basic foodstuffs. At the moment, the dynamics of prices of agricultural producers for the main categories of food corresponds to seasonal trends,” the message says.
“There are no grounds for a sudden increase in the cost of food, while food in Russia remains one of the most affordable in Europe,” the ministry adds.
The Ministry of Agriculture points out that the production of agricultural products in Russia is showing steady growth, which makes it possible to provide the domestic market with all the main categories of food products and to exceed the threshold values for many indicators of the Food Security Doctrine.
“The Ministry of Agriculture of Russia assesses the current situation on the agro-industrial complex market as stable and does not expect a shortage of any types of food,” the agrarian department informs.