The cost of ship production increased by 25% against the background of rising metal prices, Deputy Prime Minister Yuri Borisov said during a working trip to the Primorsky Territory, where he visited ship and aircraft factories.
"To a greater extent, this affected shipbuilders. The increase in the price of final products due to the increase in the cost of metal is very serious, up to 25%, " Yu quotes. Borisova Interfax-AVN.
The deputy prime minister noted that the situation also affected the aircraft industry, but not so seriously.
"We will look for ways out, how we will get out of this situation. The Ministry of Defense cannot be harmed. It should not depend on market conditions. Of course, we will look for ways to reduce the price increase, to compensate for the costs incurred by the manufacturers of the final products. In order to meet the orders of the Ministry of Defense without delay and in full, " Yu said.Borisov.