The government will discuss subsidies for agricultural machinery manufacturers


The government of the Russian Federation at session on Thursday will consider a draft order on allocation from reserve Fund of the Cabinet of the Ministry of agriculture 13.7 billion roubles to subsidize agricultural machinery manufacturers

Also, the government will consider the possibility of expanding the list of investment projects planned for implementation in the far East, the investment project "construction of a pig breeding complex for the production of up to 70 thousand head per year in Vyazemsky and Khabarovsk regions of the Khabarovsk territory".

The Minister of agriculture of Russia Alexander Tkachev previously reported that the country is implementing various measures of state support aimed at the development of agricultural machinery, including providing subsidies to equipment manufacturers. According to the head of Department, by increasing support and growing demand of farmers for domestic agricultural machinery, its production in three years has grown by 1.7 times.

According to the budget for 2017 in the framework of the state program of agricultural development in the sub-programme on technical and technological modernization and innovative development in the current year it is planned to send 94,05 million rubles. Even 11,531 billion rubles in the budget for subsidies for compensation of part of the direct costs of the creation and upgrading of agro-industrial facilities, and the acquisition of machinery and equipment.


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