03 July 2009, Friday, 9:22
author: Michael Sytin
Assembling of German tractors “Claas” will be organized in Bashkortostan. This step was documentarily fixed during one-day trip of Prime-Minister of Government RB Rail Sarbaev to Germany. In the course of the talk with the owner of the company –chairman of “Claas” supervisory board of directors Catherine Claas the Prime-Minister said the Republic was interested in attraction of conscientious investors, ready to invest into real sector of economics, thus contributing to further development of our industry.
“Bashkortostan renders the all-round assistance to industrial investments” – Rail Sarbaev said – “We are open for all those, who are ready for mutually beneficial cooperation and introduce new technologies”.
Vice-President of “Claas” Yen-Hendrix Moore said the pilot project, initiated in Bashkortostan would become the first stage for the next step: “Claas” intends to enter the markets of other Russian regions and organize production of tractors with the capacity more than 300 HP there. It was decided to start production of multifunctional tractors “XERION 3300” in Bashkortostan. Specialists of “Claas” have already become acquainted with several machine-building enterprises in our Republic. In the nearest future the company will determine the basic enterprise and will start training of specialists.
The staff of official delegation RB included the first deputy Prime-Minister of Government RB, Minister of agriculture RB Shamil Vahitov and the deputy Prime-Minister, Minister of industry and external economic relations RB Uri Pustovgarov.