The Governor informed about this at an operational meeting in the government on Monday, December 2nd, 2019.
“Last week, ceremonies were held dedicated to workers in agriculture and the processing industry. Good results have been achieved this year”, stated the Head of the regional executive authority, referring to the topic of development of the agro-industrial complex in the region.
“According to the agricultural production index, the growth is almost 115%. By this indicator, we came out as the leader of Volga Federal District. We are leading in a number of other indicators. But we shall not relax”, he stressed.
At the same time, Ivan Belozertsev specified that today, of course, it was important to produce products, but it was even more important to sell them.
“I consider it a big event for Penza region that on Friday we sent a train to the People’s Republic of China - 70 tanks, 2 thousand and 200 tons of oil, mainly sunflower oil, a part was rapeseed, worth more than $ 3 million”, informed the Head of a constituent entity of the Federation.
“This is the first batch of such kind, if everything goes well, we will have the opportunity to work even harder with the People’s Republic of China. The interaction with Chinese colleagues, the Trade Representation, the Ministry of Agriculture of Russia, our trips to Chine today give tangible results”, he stated.