In January-September the production of agricultural machinery in Russia increased by 24%


In January-September the volume of production of agricultural machinery in Russia increased by 24% compared to the same period a year earlier and made up in monetary terms RUB 82.5 billion On 30 October, reported the press service of the Association "Rosspetsmash"

"Production of agricultural machinery in the accounting period increased for most key positions. Growth in the segment of combine harvesters by 14% to 4.32 thousand units, four-wheel drive tractors by 16% to 1.81 thousand units, production of plows grew by 3.7% – up to 2, 32 thousand units, planters by 16 per cent to 4.33 thousand units, sprayers – 16% to 684 units, of machines for mineral fertilizers – by 17.6%, to 361 units, balers – by 11%, to 1.61 thousand units, granaries – at 68% to 193 units.", - specified in the message.

The main causes of this growth in the Association called the measures of state support of domestic manufacturers of agricultural machinery, improving the quality of Russian agromashin, the release of new lines of equipment and the increase in exports to the countries of near and far abroad.

According to the forecast "Respectale", growth of Russian agricultural machinery at the end of year may reach 25% compared with 2016.

"However, according to the Association, to keep up production growth agromashin in Russia and the effective updating of agricultural machinery in the next 3 years in the draft Federal budget for 2018-2020 it is necessary to provide at least 15 billion rubles annually," - underlined in the message.


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