Groysman promises to control food prices

Гройсман обещает контролировать цены на продукты

Volodymyr Groysman

Price fluctuations, the Prime Minister explained by seasonal factors.

The Ukrainian government intends to control the fluctuation of prices, including for food. This was stated by Prime-Minister Volodymyr Groysman, during a visit to Odessa, the press service of the Cabinet.

“I am concerned about the issue of price rise, particularly of food. But it is due to the fluctuation of foreign markets and seasonal factors. It is obvious that the import pressure on domestic prices. But we are keeping this matter under review. The main thing – that the revenue outpaced the rise in prices. And we will try a number of activities that will help to stop the growth,” – said Groisman.

According to him, among these factors are stimulating the development of domestic market and production, in particular in the segment of small and medium farmers, which is not on export, but only on your own market.

“We will support small and medium agribusiness. We plan to allocate for these purposes 1 billion next year”, – concluded the Prime Minister.

Earlier Groisman promised that Ukraine will drop meat.