Opening the meeting, Alexey Gordeev noted that the past year has been good for the industry and from the point of view of production and financial-economic indicators. Vice Prime Minister stressed that the main task for Russian farmers this year is the implementation of the may decree of the President concerning the increase of exports of agricultural raw materials and goods, as well as the implementation developed on behalf of the President of the country the state program of complex development of rural territories.
In turn, the Minister of agriculture noted that agriculture today is one of the factors of accelerated development of Russia's economy. In particular, given the increase in food and beverage production, index APK in 2018, up 2.3%. The agricultural producers profit before tax exceeded the level of 2017 by more than 15%. This was made possible, including through existing measures of state support for farmers.
"The question of updating of Park of agricultural machinery for the domestic agricultural sector remains relevant. To change the situation, it is necessary to stimulate demand. This year, thanks to the support of the President and the Russian Government provided 8 billion RUB In combination with other measures, this will help to purchase much more of the domestic machinery and equipment. Plan to achieve the target of 56 thousand units," - said the Minister.
In this regard, the Ministry proposes to use the resources and experience of Rosagroleasing and restart the current in the company the utility for updating the fleet, giving it the status of a departmental program.
A joint study of the Ministry of agriculture and Rosagroleasing have shown that the need for regions to purchase equipment for this Programme on the basis of preferential leasing to 2019-2021 years is more than 33 thousand units of agricultural machinery worth 139 billion.
The company will fully satisfy this demand, implementing the Program with public support.
Translated by service "Yandex.Translation"