Disinfo: European integration influences the price of food in Ukraine negatively

Summary

Price of food in Ukraine grew to European levels after Ukraine signed the EU Association agreement and opened its markets to European goods. European integration influences the price of food in Ukraine negatively and the Kyiv regime is intent on making sure that food will cost more in Ukraine than in Europe.

Disproof

No evidence given. According to the Numbeo cost of living index, Ukraine is the least expensive country in Europe, along with Moldova, Macedonia and Albania. The site also compares prices on foodstuffs in various cities of the world, showing that Ukrainian prices on average, have a long way to go before they reach European levels. Further debunking by Stopfake www.stopfake.org/en/fake-ukrainian-food-prices-nearly-equal-eu-levels/, .

publication/media

  • Reported in: Issue99
  • DATE OF PUBLICATION: 19/02/2018
  • Language/target audience: Russian
  • Country: Ukraine
  • Keywords: European Union, Trade, Economic difficulties, Europe

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