Tkachev: indicators of agricultural enterprises of the Tambov higher than the national average

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Economic indicators of agricultural enterprises in Tambov region is above the national average in 2016 their profitability including subsidies amounted to 28% compared to 16.4 percent in Russia, said the head of the Ministry Alexander Tkachev at a meeting with the head of the region Alexander Nikitin, the press service of the Ministry.

«The share of agriculture in gross regional product exceeds 26%. This is five times higher than in the whole country», — said Tkachev, adding that economic indicators of agricultural enterprises in Tambov region is also above the national average: in 2016 the profitability including subsidies was at the level of 28% (in Russia — 16,4 %) and excluding subsidies amounted to 23% (in Russia — 9,3%).

During the meeting, Nikitin noted that the Tambov farmers the past six months and is marked by production growth of more than 15% compared to the same period in 2016.

«On August 25, collected 3.4 million tons of grain, which is 1.5 times more than last year. The yield level has increased by one third and amounted to 44 centerton from hectare», — quotes Nikitina at the meeting, the press service of the regional administration.

The Governor also presented a new investment project construction of grain processing factory, which implements the JSC «Biotechnology».

«This is a priority for the region’s economy, the project aimed at increase in volumes of deep processing of grain and receiving of gluten, starches, protein-vitamin-mineral additives», — said Nikitin.

The total project cost is estimated at 11 billion rubles, it involves the creation of 300 new jobs. Authorities in the region to predict the tax revenue in the budget of the region amounting to more than five billion rubles for 10 years, noted in the regional administration.

During the meeting the Minister emphasized the importance of providing support to companies in obtaining preferential investkredit.

«The Ministry supports the implementation of projects for deep processing of grain. They allow you to substitute those imported components of the feed that our livestock are now purchased abroad. Moreover, it allows to remove from the internal market surplus grain, and therefore to maintain an optimal price in the grain market», — quotes the Minister press service of the Ministry of agriculture.

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