Five billion spent on supporting the agro-industrial complex of Moscow region

The amount of financial support to the agricultural complex of Moscow region in 2017 is 5.3 billion rubles, which is by one third higher than in the previous year. On Thursday, October 12, the correspondent “reports”.

“In 2017 the total amount of the state program of $ 5.3 billion, 33 percent more than in 2016,” — said the Minister of agriculture and food of the Moscow region Andrey Razin at a press conference on the topic: “New and unique forms of state support for agriculture of Moscow region”.

He noted that the level of subsidies from the regional budget increased by 73% from 1.6 billion last year to 2.77 billion rubles this.

The authorities of Moscow expect that investments in agriculture in 2017 will amount to 30 billion rubles. On 4 October the Minister of investment and innovation region Denis Butsaev. According to him, every year the amount of financial investment in agriculture increase 20 percent.

On the same day, Deputy Prime Minister Arkady Dvorkovich gave a high assessment to the development of agriculture in the region. Such a conclusion he made after inspection of the stand of the Moscow region agro-industrial exhibition.