PM: One of main issues of 2011 - pricing of food products

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ASTANA. January 11. KAZINFORM /Kanat Kulshmanov/ One of the main issues of 2011 is pricing of food products. Prime Minister of Kazakhstan Karim Massimov said it at the sitting of the Government on Tuesday in Astana.

'One of the main issues of 2011 is formation of prices for food products. Therefore the priorities of 2011 are inflation and pricing for socially significant products', K. Massimov said.

Besides, Minister of Economic Development and Trade of Kazakhstan Zhanar Aitzhanova informed that it was planned to adopt the bill that would allow the Government setting prices for socially significant products in every region.

'Many countries control prices for socially significant products but they also subsidize production of these products. We need to consider the issues of subsidizing production of socially significant products', the Minister noted. The Head of the Government charged Z. Aitzhanova to submit proposals on this issue.

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