Russian President Vladimir Putin explained why sanctions products are destroyed and not handed out, reports “Interfax”.
“Sometimes from the point of view of the economy better something to put under the knife than just give it away. Strange as it sounds. Because it’s saving jobs, maintaining certain levels of profitability, pricing policies and so on”, — quotes Agency the President’s speech at the forum “Business Russia”.
Putin added that such measures will follow the economic growth will benefit the population of Russia, although at first sight his words may sound “not very comfortable and comely”.
The Rosselkhoznadzor destroyed in Moscow one of the biggest parties of the sanctions products
Recall, a food embargo against EU countries, USA, Canada, Norway and Australia, Russia imposed in 2014, in 2015, the “sanctions” list has been added Iceland, Liechtenstein, Albania and Montenegro, in 2016 — Ukraine. At the moment limits extended until the end of 2019.
According the Rosselkhoznadzor, the embargo had already destroyed more than 27 thousand tons of prohibited products.
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