MOSCOW, 20 Feb - RIA Novosti/Prime. Russian citizens most often Complain about rising prices in the shops for vegetables and fruit, milk and sugar, according to the report of the Federal Antimonopoly service (FAS) of Russia.
"Hot line" FAS earned 14 August 2014 after the introduction of a food embargo on a number of items from EU countries, USA, Canada, Norway and Australia.
"for 6 months (Since embargo - ed) in the FAS Russia received 7553 treatment, of which 7353 With complaints of increased retail prices for food. Complain most often on the rising prices of vegetables and fruits (1573), milk and dairy products (1224), sugar (1214) ", - emphasized in the FAS.
Says Anna Microcinema, head of monitoring the chemical industry and agriculture FAS, in the last two weeks the number of complaints has decreased by half.
"For comparison, for the previous week of January, we received more than 1,000 complaints From 2 to 9 February - 654, and From 9 to 16 February - 462. However, the majority of them are still complaining of increased prices for vegetables and fruits (126), milk and dairy products (72), sugar (42)", she added.
Also Microcinema stated that the results of inspections on food markets competition authorities opened about 25 cases, two of them last week. Samara FAS filed a case against three commercial networks. They suspected a conspiracy to fix and maintain prices for buckwheat. Tambov FAS - three relatively baking plants. Since January of this year, They at the same time raised and set the same wholesale selling prices for bread.
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