On the advisory council of the Federal Antimonopoly Service (FAS) to promote competition in the retail sector are prompted to run in Russian food targeted assistance, said the representative of the FAS.
This mechanism is used to stimulate consumer demand: some categories of citizens get money to buy food from the list of socially important goods. In the advisory council includes representatives from major retailers, food manufacturers, industry associations, newspaper "Vedomosti». P>
The proposal will be in the minutes, the service supports the idea, says her co-worker. p>
Targeted food aid is now becoming urgent, and the Ministry of Industry said. This program allows you to solve the problem of rising prices by market methods, ie. E. Need help citizens buy certain products, said a representative of the ministry: "Non-market methods (regulation of prices and margins, administrative pressure on trade and manufacturers) are fraught with even greater price increases, shortages, etc. . g. p>
After the government banned the import into Russia of some agricultural products from the United States, the EU, Norway, Canada and Australia, the Ministry of Industry and regional officials monitor the prices of 40 food products. p>
Targeted for food, as a rule, affect fresh food - vegetables, fruits, fish, meat, dairy products, said a representative of Industry and Trade. They are quite expensive, and the poor are trying to replace them with cheaper substitutes, canned food, he said: "In addition to the social side of the program of targeted food aid is important to support local producers. It's about fresh perishables, and this local produce. This is the best way of spending public funds, as subsidized by the consumer and virtually eliminates theft and abuse ». P>
The representative of the Deputy Prime Minister Arkady Dvorkovich has not commented address prodpomosch to develop concrete proposals.
Source: Agency Agrofakt