Investments in the agro industrial complexes of Russia, Ukraine and Kazakhstan
Nov 24. AgriMarket
For recent several years, the agro industrial sector of Russia, Ukraine and Kazakhstan has attracted large-scale volumes of investments. At the same time, Ukraine faced the largest share of the presence of foreign investment capital, Russia had large-scale share of the domestic investments, and the government became the main investor in Kazakhstan. The directions of investments also vary: Russia and Ukraine prefer orienting investments onto oilseed processing industry, Kazakhstan – grain production and processing. The sector of logistics still remains as one of the most attractive sector of the market of the agro industrial complex of the CIS countries.
At the same time, the delay of capacities of the present infrastructure from growing production capacities of the agro industrial complex causes the increase of investments to the infrastructure (ports, elevators, transport). So-called infrastructural limitations became the household name for participants of the agro industrial complex, the growing industry required the renovation of outdated and inefficient infrastructure, the majority of the present infrastructure was derives from the agricultural facilities of the former USSR.
You can become acquainted with the large-scale investors of the agro industrial complexes of Russia, Ukraine and Kazakhstan, and the peculiarities of the investment climate of agricultural markets of the countries before and after the crisis from the report “Agro industrial complexes of the CIS countries: view of investors before and after the crisis”, presented by Irina Ozip, the expert of АPК Inform Agency, during the international conference “Grain of Russia – 2009” (December 7-10, Krasnaya Polyana area, Krasnodar Krai, Russia).