For 9 months of the insured area of crops in Russia has decreased by 70%


The acreage that received insurance with state support this year decreased by 69 percent from 2016 to 857 thousand hectares, said the head of the National Union of agricultural insurers the Roots of Beidou

The organization also noted a reduction in the number of farms insured crop on October 1 of this year, it has decreased from 782 to 291 or 63 percent from the same period of 2016. The relevant contracts were concluded only after 340 1 020 to the beginning of the year.

According to NSA, from insurance aid already refused 10 Russian regions, including Kuban, Stavropol Krai, Belgorod, Bryansk, Smolensk and Kaliningrad oblast. In the latter region this year was declared a state of emergency due to waterlogged soil. In General emergency situations, according to Bijou this year announced 30 subjects.

Thus significantly the number of concluded contracts decreased in the Stavropol region (99 to 11), Primorye (from 175 to 26) and Kursk region (from 16 to 2). Many farms expect in the best case, can only rely on direct costs.

The organization also noted that a similar situation happened in the former leader regions insurance of crops and with a highly developed industry. Among them Tatarstan and the Voronezh oblast, which reduced the number of agreements in 10 and five times, respectively.

Among the crops less steel to insure forage, cereals, legumes, oilseeds and potatoes.


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