In St. Petersburg seafood restaurants close
The shock exchange rates are bad for the restaurant business With Petersburg. 5-th part fish cafe went bankrupt in consequence of spike rates.
Imports of red fish and seafood has become a burden for St. Petersburg restaurants - with the beginning of the year the cost has increased in 3 times. The fall of the ruble forced them categorically refuse to supply from Chile and Denmark, presented the President of the Federation of restaurateurs and hoteliers of the North-West of Russia Leonid Garbar.
According to his statement to stay afloat, the caterers need to direct your mind to domestic markets, and to start with, the market of the Black sea. "In our restaurants at the moment, more and more arrive proposals from the Crimea, supplying a variety of fish species. Send me a Grand lists of names: the mullet, and spiny dogfish - shark black sea and other", - said Garbar.
Some of the restaurants in an attempt to avoid bankruptcy change profile: we are trying to offer more dishes from chicken or Turkey, and some completely replace fish meat, informs "Russian news service".
At the same time, according to Rosstat, since the introduction of food embargo in early August of last year, retail price for frozen intact fish in Russia increased by 32%. Civil servants tend to blame the players. Rosrybolovstvo threatens fishermen by increase in export duties from the current 3%, if the fail to restrain prices.