EU ambassadors agree sanctions against Russia over Siemens turbines rowBusiness & Economy July 26, 15:11
London court binds Ukraine to pay par value of Eurobonds to RussiaBusiness & Economy July 26, 15:05
A glimpse of rare species in Moscow zoo breeding centerSociety & Culture July 26, 14:53
EC announces readiness to defend European interests against US sanctionsBusiness & Economy July 26, 14:24
Official says it's up to Turkey as NATO member to decide on purchase of Russian S-400World July 26, 14:09
Russian Navy gets 60 Kalibr missiles over three monthsMilitary & Defense July 26, 13:57
Russians fined about $1mln this year for smoking ban violationsSociety & Culture July 26, 13:57
Kiev court orders security service to launch probe against Poroshenko for high treasonWorld July 26, 13:54
Press review: Senate puts envoy to Moscow on hold and Erdogan trumpets S-400 dealPress Review July 26, 13:00
MOSCOW, October 4 (Itar-Tass) —— The Russian government has made a decision to resort to interventions on the grain market, Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev said at a meeting of the Cabinet.
“I have made a decision to resort to grain interventions to control the overall balance of grain on the market. I am instructing the agriculture minister to draft proposals for the scale of interventions, on the regions where they are to be made, and on all other issues of importance.”
Last Tuesday the Agriculture Ministry came out with a proposal for selling 500,000 tonnes of grain in the Siberian, Urals and Far Eastern federal districts. As Deputy Agriculture Minister Ilya Shestakov has said, “only third class wheat will be sold, and only to milling enterprises.”
“We are in the process of determining the starting price. Our proposal is 7,500 rubles a tonne,” Shestakov said. He added that the question had been discussed with grain market experts, who agreed with this approach in principle. They believe that this is a price that will help stabilize the situation on the domestic market, on the one hand, and, and to prevent the export of all grain, on the other, thereby increasing our export potential.