The Governor of the Moscow region Putin boasted the growth of agriculture

Andrei Vorobyov

The Governor of Moscow region Andrei Vorobyov told President Vladimir Putin about the positive dynamics in the agricultural sector. This was reported on the Kremlin website Monday, June 5.

“Growing agriculture. Thanks to the government program is to support capital expenses (expenditures to acquire or upgrade fixed assets — approx. “Of the”), “—said Vorobyov at the meeting with the head of state. According to him, only in milk production, 35 percent of capital costs are funded by the Federal program.

The head of the Moscow region also noted that foreign investors are actively interested in agricultural projects. Chinese businessmen, for example, to invest in pork production.

In addition, according to Vorobyov, in the near future, the Vietnamese company “T-h True milk” is planning to invest several hundred million dollars in the construction of “powerful dairy farms in order to continue to address processing of milk”.

Vladimir Putin in his turn noted that support from the region the projects of foreign investors possible. “We have good examples of investment in agriculture in the Asia-Pacific region, the Chinese investors”, — said the head of state.

June 1 at the St. Petersburg international economic forum (SPIEF), the government of the Moscow region signed a cooperation agreement with the Federal Ministry of economic development. The next day, Andrei Vorobyov, and the Chairman of the Board of Sberbank German Gref agreed to cooperate.