The sowing campaign for the harvest-2021 has risen on the background of the devaluation of the ruble. According to the Ministry of agriculture on August 14, winter crops for the harvest-2021 planted on 155,5 thousand ha or 0.9% of the forecast area. This week on the start of the sowing campaign, in particular, reported Samara and Orenburg regions and Bashkortostan. In the near future will begin w...17 Aug 2020
Siberian Federal scientific center of agrobiotechnology (CPNCA), RAS will develop the concept of development of the grain market of Siberia until 2025, said in a statement on Friday, the message on the website SFNCE wounds. "By results of discussion the Council of the MASSES (the interregional Association "Siberian agreement") decided to approve the project proposal of the concept of the interreg...17 Aug 2020
As of 12 August in the presence of Russian farmers were 2.42 million tons of seeds of winter crops with the needs of 3.79 million tonnes. This was reported by the press service of "rosselhozcenter". The share of certified seed material as available at the reporting date was 98.6%, slightly higher than last year in this period (98,3%). It is reported that currently, 1.2% of the available seeds do ...17 Aug 2020
The price of cereals in the new season will depend on the volume and quality of raw materials. Gross harvest of major cereal species of agricultural crops this year will not be lower than that in 2019, the Director of the analytical Department of the Russian grain Union (RGU) Elena Tyurin. "The crop of oats will increase compared to the previous year by 2% to 4.5 million tonnes, the harvest of mi...17 Aug 2020
On 14 August the Minister of agriculture of the Russian Federation Dmitry Patrushev made a working trip to the Udmurt Republic. The main theme of the visit was the implementation of the state program "Complex development of rural territories", which was launched in 2020. In particular, the Minister called for a new culture House in the village of Sosnovka, where he held a meeting during which toge...17 Aug 2020
Vice-Premier of Victoria Abramchenko instructed the relevant ministries to study mechanisms to reduce the volatility of grain prices for manufacturers of flour. A copy of the order is at the disposal of TASS. "Ask you to study mechanisms to reduce the volatility of grain prices for manufacturers of flour and the results are to be reported to the government of the Russian Federation if needed, dra...14 Aug 2020
Foreign agricultural service of USDA (FAS USDA) increased the forecast of wheat harvest in Russia by 1.5 million tonnes to 78 million tonnes Estimation of gross yield of other cereals has been reduced from 40 million tons to 38.93 million tons, while projections for corn and barley remained unchanged: 15.3 million tons and 17.3 million tons of American analysts traditionally do not take into accou...14 Aug 2020
The Ministry of agriculture of the Russian Federation proposes the inclusion of complex mineral fertilizers in the list of goods the carriage of which the far East by railway transport at reduced rates kompensiruet from the budget. The corresponding document was published on the Federal portal of projects of normative legal acts. Earlier, in April last year, the Russian Government approved rules ...14 Aug 2020
During the reporting period the main buyer of Russian agricultural products was China. The export of agricultural products since the beginning of the year to 9 August amounted to $15.4 billion, which is 13% higher than a year earlier ($13.7 billion). While the supply of meat and dairy products reached $661 million (plus 64%), oil and fat $2,97 billion (+27%), products of food and processing ind...14 Aug 2020
International round table "international experience and improving the system of agricultural insurance in Russia" was held in Moscow on 8 April 2015. The event was organized by the National Union of agricultural insurers (NSA), with participation of the Ministry of agriculture of the Russian Federation, Federal Agency of state support of insurance in agro-industrial production (PASSAP) and the Russian Union of insurers. Greetings to the participants addressed to the Minister of agriculture Nikolai Fedorov and the President of the Russian Union of insurers Igor Jurgens. The event was attended by representatives of insurance companies and enterprises in the sphere of agricultural production of Russia, Germany, Belarus, Latvia and other countries.
The President of the NRA of the Roots of Beidou highlighted as important in the Russian agricultural insurance to implement all that is best in the world, while keeping in mind the uniqueness of the Russian model and the existing experience. In 2012, the Russian agribusiness had suffered unprecedented damage as a result of natural disasters is 1.6 billion dollars. However, despite the actual losses, the insurance coverage remains low, the level of spread of crop insurance in Russia does not meet the national agribusiness. The presentation also touched upon the subject of forming a single Association of agricultural insurers of Beidou stressed that the number of associations of agricultural producers and representatives of regional agriculture sent to the Bank of Russia sought to create a single Association on the basis of NSA.
Deputy Minister of agriculture of Russia Dmitry Yuriev noted the important role the state plays clear and transparent system of agricultural insurance. In the framework of anti-crisis measures three subjects of Federation have received state aid in the amount of approximately 2.6 billion rubles, but still more correct way is to insurance by farmers of their risks. With the General slowdown in the Russian insurance, the increase in the market of agricultural insurance, including commercial, in 2014 compared to 2013 was 17 %. Expanding the circle of participants: state support received 5,800 farms in crop production (per year this number increased by a quarter), of their insured 44 insurance companies in 62 subjects of the Federation (73, where crop); livestock — 526 farms, 31 insurance companies in 57 regions. The Deputy Minister expressed regret that the insurance market has left the company "Alliance" fulfill all its obligations to the farmers and showed the right example of work in the far East.
The Deputy of the State Duma Gennady Kulik has underlined differences between the Russian practices of agricultural production and the economy as a whole, from Europe and the United States — in our system sharper dependence on budgetary support. It is therefore important to build an effective system of protection against risks, taking into account the specifics of development of agrarian sector of each region. The MP has supported the revision of the threshold payments under the new law, because, as the examples of certain areas, too high a threshold was a major factor in the repulsive farmers insurance. In addition to differentsirovaniya regions, it is suggested to also consider industry characteristics (for poultry, etc.) Gennady Kulik does not exclude the possibility of using compulsory insurance as a factor to ensure food peace of mind in the country and urged not to delay the process of forming a unified Association of agricultural insurers.
General Director of the insurance company Vereinigte Hagelversicherung VVaG, a Board member of the International Association of agricultural insurers (AIAG) Dr Rainer Langner generalized international practice of development of insurance in agriculture and the work of their Association, stressed the value of exchange of information and experience. According to Langner, different countries used a different level of risk coverage — from the very broad (in Italy) to a minimum (Belgium, Denmark), all countries, however, create a private-public partnership to ensure the security of arable land and protection from adverse climatic conditions. Government subsidies (premiums and/or losses) is, in most countries, but the best methods of their application in the United States and Spain. Are the prospects for the model of combining subsidy with public reinsurance.
Olga Slepneva, Deputy head of Department of regulation of activities in the insurance market of the Bank of Russia noted that the purpose of the regulator is to enforce the interests of the insured farmers. The agricultural insurers must operate on rules that are understandable to clients, to comply with the requirements of financial stability and to ensure appropriate and efficient use of state support funds. The Bank of Russia (with the participation of Minselhoza and FAS) established a working group, which develops the procedure for a smooth transition to the creation and functioning of associations of agricultural insurers under the control of the Central Bank in 2016, including the design of draft regulations and the issues enterprises guarantee funds.
General Director of OAO "Rosgosstrakh" Dmitry Markarov stressed the need for gradual change of state approaches to insurance. While the state will not say the most important thing — that there should be no public assistance for those who do not insure their risks. At the same time, the insurance market for many years was restricted schemes than disappointed in the state and normal policyholders. The analyst has high hopes for the unified Association of agricultural insurers, which will provide self-monitoring participants and to give financial guarantees to customers in the event of bad faith conduct of the insurer. At the same time, he saw danger for the further development of self-regulation in agricultural insurance — as a result of the fact that it applies too common approach to SRO in the financial markets.
Head of Department for financial and stock market of Krasnodar territory Igor Slavinsky told the audience how you have organised the insurance cover in the agricultural sector of the region. Due to the success of Russian agriculture, including the Krasnodar territory, for a number of crops import substitution has already taken place. The region has one of the highest in the country coverage of the areas of insurance (over 20 %), and it could be twice, if insurers are better conducted outreach on the ground, used a differentiated system of rapids, more attention was paid to the examination and settlement of insurance events.
Vyacheslav Heads, head of information-analytical center of the National Union of grain producers noted the need to improve agricultural insurance and the creation of an effective mechanism to mitigate the risks of agricultural production. He called for joint efforts to increase the awareness of farmers about agricultural insurance and to highlight the unfair behavior of insurance companies and unjustified refusal to pay. To pay their part of the premium farmers have to attract credit resources, but now banks have tightened their requirements and raised the cost of credit, so the farmers will solve the dilemma of how best to allocate money.
The Director General of the National Union of pig producers of Russia Yuri Kovalev analyzed relevant risks in animal husbandry, and also described the General state of business in the industry (where competition, leaving the market smaller producers, and at the same time reduced the dependence on imports from 40% to 15 %). He called for dialogue and compromise in matters of insurance and claims settlement of African swine fever (ASF) and other infectious lesions of the livestock of farm animals.
Deputy Director of Department of agroindustrial policy of the Eurasian economic Commission (EEC) Anna Bucy devoted his speech to the theme "Eurasian Economic Union: integration development in agriculture." In addition to harmonization of policies of member countries in the region, in fact, the development of agriculture and of agricultural support, it is necessary to harmonize the regulation of insurance, given the fact that, for example, in Armenia, the agricultural insurance with state support is absent. While in Kazakhstan it is required in crop production, but now the system is being reformed — the planned transition from subsidy payments for premium subsidies and discusses the creation of a reinsurance organizations.