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Manufacturers will be able not to stop production and not increase margins on socially important products.

Producers will be able not to stop production / Photo UNIAN Vladimir Gontar

The Ministry of Agrarian Policy and Food of Ukraine has approved a list of producers of socially significant products that will be able to buy gas at a limited margin of 25%.

I reported about it press service Ministry of Agrarian Policy.

“Order of 05.01.2022 № 3” On approval of the list of economic entities whose main activity is, in particular, the production of food products of significant social importance “, approved a list of enterprises whose main activity is the production of food products: wheat flour, pasteurized milk, wheat and rye bread, chicken eggs, poultry (chicken carcass) and sunflower oil, “the statement said.

As a result, producers will be able not to stop production and not increase margins on socially important products.

State regulation of prices for social products:

State regulation of socially significant goods was established for the period of quarantine caused by the COVID-19 pandemic in April 2020.

Business entities are obliged to warn the State Food and Consumer Service about rising food prices, the list of which is approved by the government. If the price increase exceeds 15%, such notification must be received within 30 days, in case of increase by 10-15% – in 14 days, in case of increase by 5-10% – in three days.

On December 30, 2021, the Cabinet of Ministers added bread loaves and sunflower oil to the list of goods of significant social significance, so businesses that sell them must declare their price increase in advance.

Gas prices and food producers:

At the end of December 2021, producers said that Ukrainians may be left without basic products, as high gas prices have put them on the brink of survival.

Gas price:

Source: Інформаційне Агентство УНІАН by www.unian.ua.

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