In Ukraine allowed the work of the food and agricultural markets from 1 may. They can again be open, despite the introduction of quarantine in the country if they fulfill certain health standards.

The corresponding decision was taken at the Cabinet meeting on April 29. In particular, the markets will be governed by clear sanitary standards.

“Today, the government has supported the criteria developed by the Ministry of health and Ministry of economy that allow the markets to reopen. The main condition for the operation of food markets is the decision of the relevant territorial authority of Rospotrebsoyuz on the observance of anti-epidemic requirements,” said Prime Minister Denis Shmyhal.

Why open markets?

Farmers and farmers across the country staged protests: they have nowhere to put their products. Markets in small towns “were fed” by local residents, and after closing proizvoditeli this product actually remained without earnings.

“Markets have a large social effect. Depend on them farmers and ordinary people. Today, together with the Ministry of health has developed the concept of secure functioning of markets and the mechanism of influence on them for non-compliance”, – the press service quoted Minister of economic development, trade and agriculture Igor Petrashko.

Open up all the markets?

No. Now we are talking only about 280 food markets throughout Ukraine. They all confirmed that they can work in conditions of quarantine. Can open and other trading platforms but only if they pass the test and confirm that they can meet the conditions.

Farmers filed Shmyhalou ultimatum

What are the conditions you need to follow?

The market will start up in masks and after, measure the temperature (including the purchasers), on the entry and install antiseptics, for every buyer there must be 10 sq. m, every three hours to disinfect surfaces every day you need to clean all the rooms, near the market should not be spontaneous trade.

As reported by OBOZREVATEL, in the morning on Monday, April 27, pickets small businesses in Chernivtsi and Vinnytsia oblasts in connection with the closure of markets due to quarantine.

Also in Zaporozhye and Melitopol entrepreneurs staged a mass protest due to the extended quarantine imposed following the outbreak of coronavirus.

On April 29 began the protest action of entrepreneurs under the Cabinet of Ministers. They demand to cancel the quarantine from may 1. During the rallies protesters staged clashes with the police.

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