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Prime Minister urges to develop agricultural sector and domestic processing industry
07.06.2017 | 15:09

The Government of Ukraine has introduced several programs to support agriculture in Ukraine, which employs one in six Ukrainian citizen, and the current objective is not only to sow but to process the product inside the country. This was stated by Prime Minister of Ukraine Volodymyr Groysman during a visit to the XXIX International Agricultural Exhibition AGRO-2017.

The Prime Minister reminded that the reinvestment in the country this year would amount to 1% of the volume of production, another sum worth UAH 550 million had been allotted to support the manufacturing of domestic agricultural equipment. Next year, according to Volodymyr Groysman, the amount of support for the agricultural sector could reach UAH 6.5 billion, while the amount of support for agricultural engineering - UAH 1 billion.

"We will spare no effort to introduce new technologies in the agricultural sector. We have perfect potential in science, major investment in the agricultural sector, and the latter is growing”, said the Prime Minister. “However, our essential objective is to develop rural areas. I would like that by pursuing necessary reforms we could give a new impetus to the development of farming, small and medium-sized businesses. We must work on this issue and we will succeed."

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