"The decision to increase support (agriculture) from the Federal budget this year by about 10% compared to last year," he said.
Currently, the state of the industry in 2018 is the same as last year - amounting to 242 billion rubles.
According to A. Dvorkovich, the additional funds will go to support new investment projects, farms, updating of Park of agricultural machinery. "Until this problem (upgrading of equipment - if) remains very sharp compared to the peak reached in the mid-eighties, when agricultural technology is updated rapidly, he said. - We are about two times lower now are."
As explained Vice-the Prime Minister, the Ministry of industry will also go through the regional budgets. "We allocate a disjoint subsidies that the regions can use, in fact, at its discretion, on the basis and understanding of what is needed for agriculture", - he said.
"We will not in any case to reduce state support, thus, we will continue to support viable agricultural production at an acceptable level," - said Deputy Prime Minister.
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