Mishustin assessed the level of self-sufficiency of the EAEU countries with food

Ears of wheat . Archive photo

The EAEU countries have reached a high level of self-sufficiency main types of agricultural products and make significant contributions to the solution of problems in the field of food security, Prime Minister Mikhail Mishustin.

“Illegitimate anti-Russian sanctions have exacerbated the negative global trends of international Finance, logistics companies and banks stopped lending, insurance and servicing of the sale of foodstuffs and fertilizers from Russia, was blocked port terminals abroad. Here members of the “five” is a clear advantage that we have reached a high level of self-sufficiency main types of agricultural products,” – said Mishustin during a meeting of the intergovernmental Council of the EAEC in the extended format.

He noted that the EAEU is the world’s largest exporter.

“We are ready to fully and timely perform its obligations. As stressed by the President of Russia Vladimir Putin and Russia, and other members of the Union making a significant contribution to the solution of problems in the area of food security, behave very responsibly. I urge my colleagues to stay on this course and to do everything necessary for the development of agriculture and to protect the interest of domestic manufacturers, and of course, consistently make decisions for the creation of a common agricultural market”, – said the Russian Prime Minister.

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