The Ministry of agriculture has called the size of the total state support to agriculture in 2019

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The total state support of agriculture in 2019, subject to budgetary means for realization of the state program of agricultural development and of the national project for export of agricultural products will amount to 302 billion rubles, said the Deputy head of the Ministry of agriculture of Russia Elena fastova.

The draft Federal budget for the year 2019 and the planning period of 2020 and 2021 years suggests that the budget expenditures on the state program of development of agriculture and regulation of markets of agricultural products, raw materials and food in 2019 will be 241,446 billion rubles in 2020 — 241,63 billion in 2021 — 229,412 billion. The Ministry of agriculture of the Russian Federation requested state support for 2019 in the amount of 302,3 billion.

«The debate about the budget for the 2019-2021 years ended, the draft budget law submitted by the Ministry of Finance to the government. As for our program, the amount of 302 billion rubles in this project,» said fastova at a press conference at the international multimedia press center MIA «Russia today».

«We agreed with the Ministry of Finance increase (Finance — ed.). It consists of two parts: the current increase in the state program, and as part of a new national project «the Export of agricultural products» the additional funds also enabled. Now is debate with our legislators in the Duma and the Federation Council, where we will defend our interests», — added the Deputy Minister.

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