Purpose of fairs, which are periodically carried out in the Nikolaev area and as a whole across Ukraine, -to stabilize a price situationin regions on sale of agricultural production and food with attraction directly agricultural producers to raise level of trade service, to observe requirements concerning quality and safety, the range and reasonable prices for production.
As reports the Ministry of Economics of Ukraine, for the first five months 2009 in the Nikolaev area it was carried out390 fairs. For comparison, in Donetsk region - 1 866, in Kharkov - 119, in Zhitomir - 198, in the Crimea - 237, in the Zakarpatye area - 93 fairs.
Attraction to exhibition actions of the agricultural enterprises, farms, the enterprises of processing industry and others allows реализовывать production at the prices, the lowest on 10 - 15%, than in retail network and in the markets of the cities.
According to Gostseninspektion, the average level of food prices in trade enterprises and in the food markets as of May 30 compared with May 20 of last year decreased: on milk and sour cream for 0,2%, on beef - 0,3% (with 36,84 to 36, 74 hryvnias for kilogram), pork - 0,4% (with 41,20 to 41,05 hryvnias for kilogram) and eggs chicken - 5,4% (with 4,78 to 4,52 hryvnias for ten).