food prices

Fuel and food costs rise in Kyrgyzstan

Rises in the prices for fuel and food are posing a big headache for Kyrgyz authorities ahead of a season that often sees politics warm up, Eurasianet writes. On March 2, the new government banned fuel exports beyond the borders of the Eurasian Economic Union, citing the need to stabilize prices on the domestic market, which have risen notably since the beginning of the year and are set to shoot up again in coming weeks

Why are the products getting more expensive?

According to the Director for development of the Association of Manufacturers and Suppliers of Food Products 'Rusprodsoyuz', Dmitry Vostrikov, one of the main reasons for the increase in food prices is a lack of competition among …

Irina Hecht: "Food basket should be changed"

The Deputy Chairwoman of the Federation Council Committee on Agrarian and Food Policy and Environmental Management, Irina Hecht, stated that this year it will be necessary to change the composition of the Russian food basket, making it more …

​'Organic' labels on food products banned in Azerbaijan

The State Committee on Standardization, Metrology and Patents of Azerbaijan has approved the new standard 'Food. Consumer Information. General Requirements'. According to the new standard, it is now prohibited to label food products with …