The Chairman of the Board of JSC "Rosselkhozbank" Boris Leaves and Orel oblast Governor Andrey Klychkov has signed a cooperation agreement aimed at development of agriculture and strengthening of the export potential of regional agriculture.
The meeting discussed the conditions necessary for strategic development of agriculture of the Oryol region and the possibility of attracting investment in promising areas. So, today, the region grows more than 3.2 million tons of grain a year, while one-third of this amount is processed in neighboring areas. Rosselkhozbank will support the creation of new objects for deep processing of grain on the territory of the Orel region.
Also relevant is the question of milk production for refilling of existing refining capacity. The parties discussed possibilities of participation of the Oryol region investment projects in the field of dairy farming, implemented with the support of JSC "Rosselkhozbank". Special attention was paid to the cooperation between the Bank and the region in the implementation of measures to encourage a shift of population and businesses to natural gas.
"Oryol oblast has all the necessary resources for extensive development of agriculture: land, climate, footage. Russian agricultural Bank is ready to provide support in attracting investors to the region. Sure, the agreement with the region government will launch new investment projects and promote the comprehensive development of agricultural industry of the region", ‒ said the Chairman of the Board of JSC "Rosselkhozbank" Boris Leaves.
"The region's relationship with the agricultural Bank was already formed quite a long time. Today, about 40% of the loans in the first place, of measures of support of agricultural producers are connected with interaction with the agricultural Bank. We see that there are additional opportunities, it concerns the assistance of the Bank in attraction of investors", - said the Governor of the Oryol region Andrey Klychkov.
Since the beginning of 2019 Russian agricultural Bank has issued to farmers and processors of agricultural products of the region, the loans in the amount of 1.9 billion rubles, including 1.1 billion roubles for the program of preferential crediting of agriculture. For the financing of seasonal work issued 1.1 billion rubles, which is 7% higher than last year.
Rosselkhozbank operates in the Orel region since 2000. During this time, the volume of Rosselkhozbank investments in the economy of the region amounted to 74 billion rubles.
JSC "Rosselhozbank" is the basis of national credit and financial service system of agroindustrial complex of Russia. The Bank was founded in 2000 and today is a key lender to the agriculture of the country, is among the largest and most stable banks in the country in terms of assets and capital, as well as the leaders of a reliability rating of the largest Russian banks.