Investments in agriculture in the Voronezh region will exceed 40 billion rubles

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The volume of annual investment in agriculture of the Voronezh region will exceed 40 billion rubles, said Thursday the Governor of the region Alexander Gusev.

The head of the region took part in a ceremony on the occasion of the day of worker of agriculture and processing industry in the Voronezh region. According to the results of the harvesting campaign in 2018, the region received more than 4.8 million tons of grain, 5 million tons, 1 million tons of sunflower, 900 thousand tons of corn.

«The government of the Voronezh region will support economic development in agriculture. We have good investment prospects, we are implementing even now about 30 new investment projects and in 2019 we will begin not less than ten. The total annual volume of investments in agriculture in the region will exceed 40 billion rubles,» — said Gusev.

According to him, in many ways, this investment activity is associated with measures of state support, which are Federal and regional levels.

«This year we have about 8 billion rubles were directed for these purposes. 2019 will be the year to not only sustain all measures of state support, but we are launching a number of new projects, such as deep processing of grain crops and organic farming», — said the Governor.