December 24. FINMARKET.RU – In Russia, goods should be sold whose quality is the same in comparison, say, with European, the authorities say. The government intends to stop the practice in which manufacturers supply products to the Russian Federation and other countries under the same brand, but with different properties. Deputy Prime Minister Alexei Overchuk instructed the FAS and other departments to develop approaches that would allow assessing and comparing the quality of goods on the domestic market and abroad, Izvestia writes, referring to the protocol following the November meeting with the ministries. Plus, the Cabinet intends to toughen the responsibility for those who import products with worse characteristics to Russia than to other countries. The document says that such steps will allow the Cabinet to stop unfair competition in the market. By December 20, the departments had to submit their proposals to the government on a set of new measures.