Tver region to 2018 80% will ensure themselves their products

Tver region to 2018 80% will ensure themselves their products


Thanks to state support of agriculture in the Tver region by 2018, 80% will provide residents of the region own products, said the Governor of the region Andrey Shevelev, commenting the annual message of the President of the Russian Federation to the Federal Assembly of the Russian Federation.

TVER, 3 Dec. Alex Captains. Thanks to state support of agriculture in the Tver region by 2018, 80% will provide residents of the region own products, said the Governor of the region Andrey Shevelev, commenting the annual message of the President of the Russian Federation to the Federal Assembly of the Russian Federation.

“I think you need to put the task at the national level and by 2020 to meet domestic market with domestic food. We are not only able to feed themselves with their land, water, most importantly, resources. Russia can become the world’s largest supplier of healthy, organic, quality food that has long been missing in some Western manufacturers, especially the demand on the global market for such products is steadily growing,” — said the head of state.

“Given the geographical position of our region, we implement the task of ensuring the Tver region own products by main category at 80% by 2018”, — said Shevelev.

He recalled that in the agricultural sector in the region annually created five hundred jobs, the volume of production in the current year increased by 10%.

Shevelev also noted that in the region in addition to the existing actively developed new forms of support for small and medium businesses in all sectors of the economy. “Last year alone we have created more than 3,300 jobs. Declared to implement investment projects involve the creation of more than 10 thousand. In the Federal sector plans for import substitution from the Tver region received the greatest number of projects. As a result, in nine sectoral plans consisted of 46 of our projects”, — said the Governor.

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