20 May 2016, Friday, 17:18
UFA, 20 May 2016. /Bashinform News Agency, Galina Bakhshieva/. Agricultural enterprises of Bashkortostan purchased 640 units of equipment worth a total of 954 million rubles since the beginning of this year. As emphasized by the Ministry of Agriculture of the region, it is 160 units and 430 million rubles more than a year ago.
Thus, according to the federal program of subsidizing domestic agricultural machinery producers the Bashkortostan farmers acquired 313 units of equipment worth about 430 million rubles with a 25-percent discount. The amount of subsidy has exceeded 126 million rubles.
In addition, agreements were concluded for the supply of 55 grain harvesters; eight K-744R tractors were procured.
As Bashinform News Agency reported, the Russian manufacturers of agricultural machinery will not raise their prices until the end of this year.
In March this year the Ministry of Agriculture of Russia published on its website a list of 37 manufacturers with an indication of the range of agricultural machinery and the final price for farmers. Thus, the agency gave an official start of the subsidy program for agricultural equipment manufacturers, through which farmers can purchase the equipment at a discount of 25-30 percent.
In 2014-2015 the production of agricultural machinery increased by one third, investments in new developments rose by 42.6 percent throughout the country. It was managed to achieve these results due to the implementation of the subsidizing program.