There will be no shortage of food in Ukraine, so there is no need for additional restrictions on their exports.
This was stated by the President of Ukraine Vladimir Zelensky during a traditional conference call to combat the spread of the coronavirus, the press service of the Head of State.
“Ukrainians are receiving food and there will be no shortage, and although there is no need for additional export restrictions,” said Zelensky.
The President heard information on the state and direction of economic sectors, which are particularly important for the country during the coronavirus epidemic.
In particular, Prime Minister Denis Shmygal said that, on behalf of the Head of State, the government is actively developing programs to support various categories of socially vulnerable groups of the population during their quarantine period and will present the first results in the coming days .
“The state should take care of the poorest. It is our direct responsibility. They are the unemployed, the elderly, single mothers, children without parents. Every day, as we think, someone in the country is waiting for help. In addition, we need to make these budget changes. Therefore, I ask you to ignore the weekend and develop these programs as soon as possible, ”said Zelensky, speaking to officials.
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At the request of the President, the government has also held talks with gas station owners and managers regarding unreasonable increases in fuel prices, and prices will drop in the coming days.
The increase in the prices of certain food products has also been verified.
In addition, they raised the question of the development of a step-by-step algorithm to reorient and launch the Ukrainian production of reusable protective suits. To do this, we discussed production capacities, the possibility of purchasing raw materials, certification of Ukrainian companies and cooperation with foreign manufacturers in Ukraine.
As reported, on March 25 in Ukraine declared a state of emergency related to the spread of the coronavirus and the extension of the quarantine until April 24.
According to the materials: ukrinform.ru