Last updateWed, 10 Sep 2014 11am
Russians are currently spending about 36 percent of their household budget on food costs, and many specialists have forecast that this percentage will grow to 40 percent.
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A press release from the regional government announced that this month a new Apple orchard was laid on a plot of 10 hectares of land. The investor of the project is Kalinkovo Sad.
This week Moldova's Minister of Agriculture and Food Insdustry Vasily Bumakov said that he is ready to go to Moscow to participate in negotiations with Russian authorities to discuss re-establishing trade between the two countries. The agency Moldpres reported the official as having said that the country needs the restrictions on Fruit exports to be lifted.
At the most recent International Investment Forum, Hamdan Mehdi Sanai, Iran's ambassador to Russia, told reporters of the ISNA agency about the successful negotiation reached in Moscow regarding the conditions for supply, including about the opportunity that Iranian exporters now have as a result of the agreement.
The Ministry of Agriculture Industry of the Sverdlovsk Oblast is supporting new agricultural projects to increase food security in the region. The Deputy Minister of the agro-industrial complex and regional production, Sergey Sharapov, said that current number of local enterprises is not able to produce enough Vegetables, but the implementation of new agricultural projects could change that.
A bill was passed during the first reading in the State Duma that would allow companies that specialize in the processing of agricultural products to receive additional state aid in the form of subsidized interest rates on loans and credit.
The Governor of the Yamal-Nenets Autonomous District, Dmitry Kobylkin, said that to promote food security in the region, the state intends to continue to support agricultural production.
Russia's Stone Fruit sector is expected to see a rise in output just as it did in 2013, when Stone Fruit yeild increased by 9 percent on the year to over 5 thousand quintals, according to a study by Intesco Research "The Fresh Fruit and Berries Market: A Comprehensive Analysis and Forecast To 2016".
The Head of Russia's Federal Service for Veterinary and Phytosanitary Surveillance (Rosselkhoznadzor), Sergey Dankvert, was quoted in a report by Interfax that the service could possibly issue a ban on Fruit and Vegetable shipments from the countries of Albania and Macedonia as a result of certification infractions.
According to company specialists at Russia's Babayevsky Confectionary Concern, the country's import ban has contributed a price increase of some of the company's key ingredients, and, as a result, they may have to reduce their product assortment.
Russia's Deputy Prime Minister Arkady Dvorkovich said that the government is ready to take operational measures to prevent an increase in food prices on New Year's eve.