He noted that the spike in food prices in the country are not observed, reports RIA "Novosti".
Nevertheless, Russian farmers do not have enough fertilizers, fuel and seeds for sowing, said the head of Department.
"Subjects are tasked to ensure an uninterrupted supply for at least two months in advance. The task is doable, production capacity and raw materials we have enough. In General, stocks of agricultural products and foodstuffs, including grain, in Russia enough. Deficit, we do not expect [up] until the next harvest," – said Patrushev, according to TASS.
On Monday, the agriculture Ministry has instructed regions to provide a two month supply of basic foods.
Earlier, the expert said the newspaper VIEW that food shortages because of the coronavirus will not be in Russia.
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