Manufacturers of edible salt note that with the release of “Interim guidelines” of the Ministry of health for the treatment and prevention COVID-19 in Russia by 20% increased the demand for salt.
In the provisional recommendations, in particular, says that one way to prevent infection is flushing the mucous membranes of the nose with salt solution. “After the publication of the recommendations, the number of orders for the delivery of salt producers increased by 20%,” said Rusprodsoyuz.
Distributors, according to the organization, is also seeing an increase in demand for salt in order to prevent.
Production capacities of Russian producers will be enough to meet the current demand for 100%. If necessary, the volume of production can still increase, assured Rusprodsoyuz.
“The price of salt from Russian producers has not changed. The average selling price of 1 ton of salt in the plant is 3.5 thousand, which is comparable to the price level of two years ago,” – said the press service of the organization.
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