On the Ukrainian market may be available agricultural equipment from the U.S. and the EU. About it the speech went at the meeting of the President Structured Trade Finance Corporation (STFC, USA) Jason Gazzara with the Minister of agrarian policy of Ukraine Taras Kutovoy, the press service of the Ministry.
As noted Gasser, Ukrainian manufacturer needs reliable equipment to improve performance and increase the contribution of agribusiness to GDP in Ukraine.
The participants of the meeting noted that the available agricultural machinery Ukrainian consumers may get after the implementation of the joint project of the sale and purchase of used combines and tractors from the US and the EU, “Supply of Pre-owned Agricultural Equipment to Ukraine” (Supply of used agricultural equipment for Ukraine – ed.).
Gasser noted that the project will bring together such world-known companies like John Deer, CNH, Claas. “Supply of equipment will be from direct dealers. Pre-owned certified harvesters of the same brand and power will cost half or even less than new,” he said.
Kutovoy, in turn, noted that farmers today do not have the means to independently purchase expensive and higher quality equipment. “So one of the best solutions is a joint development of leasing system”, – he stressed.
Reference: the structure of machine and tractor fleet of agricultural enterprises, personal and farms tractor (309 thousand units) account for 80% of domestic production and CIS countries; 1.7% of the company John Deere; 1.1% of Cases; 0.3% of the Klaas; 5,1% – YTO, Foton (China) and others. Nearly 80% of the available technical means worked the amortization period.