On November 20, the International Exhibition of Agricultural Machinery, Equipment and Materials for Crop Production “YUGAGRO” opened in Krasnodar, in the exhibition and congress hall “Expograd Yug”. This year it is held for the 25th time. The organizer of this event is the ITE Group of Companies, the leader in the organization of exhibitions in Russia.
The opening ceremony was attended by Krasnodar Region Governor Veniamin Kondratyev, Chairman of the Krasnodar Region Legislative Assembly Yury Burlachko, First Deputy Chairman of the Federation Council Committee on Agrarian and Food Policy and Environmental Management Sergey Lisovsky, Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary Ambassador of the Kingdom of the Netherlands in the Russian Federation, Ms. René Jones-Bos Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of Grenada to the Russian Federation, Mr. Firer, Minister Plenipotentiary, Economic and Trade Advisor skim the Embassy of the People’s Republic of China in the Russian Federation, Mr. Li Tszinyuan and other honored guests.
This year, more than 650 companies from 35 countries of the world take part in the YUGAGRO exhibition, the total area of the exposition exceeds 65,000 m2, more than 100 companies are new participants.
“Companies from the Netherlands, Spain, Canada, India, China and many others present their products. But it is fundamentally important for us that among the foreign partners in the fields of the exhibition are 40 regions of our country, including 100 companies from the Krasnodar region,” said Veniamin Kondratiev in his welcoming speech. The governor of Kuban also noted that the site of the international exhibition of agricultural machinery is a unique opportunity to learn and learn from the experience of partners and competitors.
Yakip Burlachko, Speaker of the Land Legislative Assembly, noted with satisfaction that more than 20 years ago the exhibition was a more regional agricultural fair. At this stage, YUGAGRO has become a solid international platform, he pointed out.
At the end of the solemn ceremony, the Governor and the guests of honor viewed the expositions of the companies CLAAS, Rostselmash, KUHN and other exhibitors.
The 25th international exhibition is divided into four thematic clusters: equipment for storage and processing, spare parts and agricultural machinery, agricultural chemistry and seeds, equipment for irrigation and greenhouses.
The exhibition “YUGAGRO – 2018” is accompanied by a rich program for visitors: conferences, business meetings and round tables, in total more than 30 events, which will feature 80 speakers.
On the opening day of the exhibition, a plenary session “Food Exports: Strategy, Tactics and Realities” was held. Sergey Lisovsky, First Deputy Chairman of the Federation Council Committee on Agrarian and Food Policy and Environmental Management, Andrey Korobka, Deputy Governor of the Krasnodar Territory, Andrey Korobka, General Director of Rosagroleasing, Pavel Kosov, Russian Grain Union, Sergey Kremenetsky, Deputy General Director of the South Group Russ and other experts.
The exhibition will continue its work until November 23.