PM told MPs about price increase causes


December 3, Fineko/ During the discussion of the budget at the Milli Majlis plenary session Prime Minister Ali Asadov commented on the problem raised by the parliamentarians in connection with growth of prices.

ABC.AZ reports that Asadov explained that the pandemic has negative impact on production volumes.

The PM pointed out that international organizations note that prices have reached the highest level in the last 30 years: "Special attention will be paid to preventing the negative impact of this on the country's economy and food security. Due to rising prices, the government is taking all possible preventive measures and will continue to take them. Along with preventing artificial price increases, it is supposed to increase production instead of imports."