More than 40 domestic manufacturers have passed voluntary certification of their goods' quality in the Donetsk People's Republic and received a corresponding paper, the Industry and Trade Ministry's press service reports.
"To date, the Donetsk Standard Metrology state enterprise has issued 43 Donbass Standard Certificates," the report says.
It was added that the producers of meat products "Aquarius" and confectionery products "Tor" had received certificates the day before. According to the head of the Ministry's licensing and technical regulation department, Olga Khoruzhenko, the producers' activity runs connected with the increase of public confidence in the domestic products.
"We can observe 'consumer patriotism', which, in my opinion, is first of all related to the general state ideology of supporting the domestic manufacturer, as well as with the high-quality work of our enterprises and the Donbass Standard voluntary certification programme," the department's press service quotes Khoruzhenko as saying.
DONi News Agency