Employees of the Office for the Investment Promotion and Strategic Project Support took part in the German-Russian conference
A two-day German-Russian conference "Methods of efficient production in the agricultural sector - the key to success in the future" was held in Voronezh. The event was attended by owners, managers and top managers of agricultural enterprises of Russia and Germany.
At the meeting the current topic of production efficiency in the agricultural sector was raised.
Konstantin Khoroshev, First Deputy Director of the Office for Investment Promotion and Strategic Projects Supports, presented the investment attractiveness of the agro-industrial complex of the Voronezh region to the participants. He spoke about the results achieved by regional farmers in the field of animal husbandry. To date, more than 200 investment projects are being implemented in animal husbandry. Voronezh region ranks 3rd place in the country in terms of the number of pigs. The leaders of the industry in the region are such large companies as: LLC «AgroEko», which is among the ten largest producers of pork, LLC «Zarechnoye», which ranks second place among the largest producers of beef in the Russian Federation. GK «Verkhnekhavsky Agroholding» and LLC «Donskoy Bekon» are also among the leaders.
It was also noted that at present in the region there is a two-tier system of industrial parks. 3 state ("Maslovsky", "Liskinsky", Bobrovsky ") and 1 private industrial park "Perspectiva" have been created. In total, taking into account small and medium businesses, 90 residents are placed with a total investment of over 35 billion rubles in the existing industrial parks of the region.
In 2018 a territory of advanced socio-economic development was created in the mono-city Pavlovsk. On the territory of the industrial park "Maslovsky" a platform has been allocated for small and medium businesses. Also, the regional government is working to create a special economic zone of an industrial-production type “Center”.
In conclusion of his speech, Konstantin Khoroshev said that it is planned to create a high-tech cluster of agricultural engineering in the region. The strategy of the cluster of agricultural machinery is aimed at the implementation of measures to transform the industry into an advanced sector of industry that meets the needs of the Russian agro-industrial complex in highly efficient machinery and equipment of its own production.
It is planned that such international companies as «Kuhn», «Agrostroj Pelhrimov», «Claas» will become participants in the regional cluster.