The population of the Donetsk People's Republic is provided with strategically important domestic food products by 100%, DPR Acting Minister of Economic Development Victoria Romanyuk stated on March 21.
"Today the population of the Donetsk People's Republic is provided with strategically important food products by 100% at the expense of its own production," the minister said. "In the DPR there is actively operating a programme for vegetable growing, the volumes of agricultural products' production are increasing. Fruit growing and berry-growing continue to develop."
Victoria Romanyuk noted that it is necessary to minimize imports and increase export operations by a sufficient number of products.
According to the Acting Minister, in 2017 food industry enterprises increased the volume of sales of products by almost a quarter. The number of pigs, goats, sheep and all kinds of poultry increased by 6,8%.
DONi News Agency