Kamchatka region Governor Mikhail Mashkovtsev addressed in the Kamchatka Department of the Federal Antimonopoly service with the requirement to deal with the situation around the increase in bread prices. The head of the region paid attention to the fact that from August 1 rates also raised almost all manufacturers of bread, the press service of the regional administration, ITAR-TASS reported. Note that now the cost of a loaf of bread comes to 23 roubles.
Bakers motivated the increase in prices that Kamchatka authorities abolished for the enterprises of payment benefits of electricity. In addition, increased delivery of the flour on the Peninsula. Mikhail Mashkovtsev called these arguments untenable.
As Interfax learnt from the regional administration, Kamchatka, the authorities asked Antimonopoly service to check the bakery enterprises and individual entrepreneurs for violations of the Antimonopoly legislation.
Increase of prices for bread in the region has caused the sharp protest of pensioners, reports Russian news service. Management of social protection of population of Petropavlovsk-Kamchatsky has contracts with a number of producers sell bread at reduced prices for the poor coupons. However, today the mayor of the regional center Vladislav Skvortsov said that the action passes terminated and all pensioners and other recipients can buy bread in the points of sales at discounted prices on presentation of identity. This procedure, according to the mayor, shall be valid till the end of August. During this time the authorities try to find a way out of the situation.