7 Feb 2020 17:29

Sharp rise in surgical mask prices in almost 70 Russian regions - Federal Antimonopoly Service

MOSCOW. Feb 7 (Interfax) - Russia's Federal Antimonopoly Service (FAS) has registered a considerable increase in prices for surgical masks in 68 constituent regions of Russia, the FAS said on Friday.

"In January 2020, the FAS of Russia detected multifold inflation of retail prices for medical masks in 68 constituent regions of the Russian Federation," a statement published on the FAS website said.

This data was obtained following monitoring of mask prices, the statement said.