The State Bank is ready to give complex financial decisions to Ukrainian farmers and agricultural product manufactures
A business conference "Building agribusiness in new country together" was held on November, 10th in the city of Kherson. It was organized by the Ukreximbank with cooperation of the Ukrainian Business Association supporting by business weekly newspaper "Business". This business event brought together heads of agricultural farms of southern region, experts of agricultural market, representatives of the Association of farmers and land owners of Ukraine, Ukrainian Сhamber of commerce and industry, insurers, financiers and local government officials. The main issues discussed by participants during the discussion panels were the following: terms and conditions of funding, protection technologies and plant nutrition, profitable loans and harvest insurance, partnership programs of agricultural equipment credit sales and leasing, as well as increasing of energy efficiency in farming activities in the current market conditions.
"We support Ukrainian agricultural sector both by own funds and by offering an attractive European funding from our international partners. Agriculture consistently demonstrates a positive trend of harvest increasing and it is the driver of economic growth of Ukraine, - says Alexander Kirk, the Kherson branch managing director of the Ukreximbank. - Ukrainian farmers have already received more than 16.8 billion UAH from the state bank, and we plan to remain one of the leaders in the loan market of national agricultural sector."
In the framework of the thematic panel discussions the Ukreximbank experts presented to farmers their ready-made solutions for specific situations that arise daily in the agricultural sector, among them: attracting additional investments for business development, purchasing of equipment and technology for the land processing, harvest insurance, agricultural exports, development of energy efficiency projects. However, the bank customers who have already used the program of financing agricultural sector successfully told the audience about their experience with the bank.
"The Ukreximbank has identified one of its priorities: to support agriculture as the basis of economic development - Svitlana Monastyrska said, the member of the Board and deputy chairman of the board of the Ukreximbank, – the format of regional business conferences a co-organizer of which is the Bank, allows to inform the local authorities and the public about the urgent farmer’s problems and to present effective financial solutions for sustainable agricultural industry development in a form of constructive dialogue."