As he said, he hopes that the EU will take action to reduce gas prices.
Deputy Prime Minister Henryk Kowalczyk, asked on Sunday on TVP 1 about the rising prices of fertilizers, admitted that it was a challenge. “The prices of fertilizers have raged, but this is absolutely a derivative of gas prices, high charges for CO2 emissions” – he said.
According to the head of the Ministry of Agriculture, “without lowering gas prices, we cannot dream of a significant reduction in fertilizer prices”. He noted that this is a European problem.
“I spoke with Deputy Prime Minister Jacek Sasin, with representatives of companies producing nitrogen fertilizers, with Grupa Azoty, (…) there was a decision that they would introduce some purchase facilitation for farmers,” said the minister. He added that in this way, you can get a few hundred zlotys of discounts, but, as he said, the reserve is running out.
“We are constantly counting on the EU to take action to cut gas prices. This would only really work,” Kowalczyk pointed out.