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Now the bank has become part of the business environment

The guest of our column today is the Head of the Omsk Regional Branch of Russian Agricultural Bank JSC Lev YANEEV.

 

Omsky Biocluster: Good afternoon, Mr. YANEEV!

 

Mr. YANEEV: Good afternoon!

 

What are the results of the RusAg Omsk branch for 2018?

 

Last year, the RusAg Omsk branch issued more than RUR 5.5 billion ($ 84.21 million) to borrowers. At the same time, more than RUR 500 million ($ 7.66 million) were given to farmers for equipment, about RUR 2.5 billion ($ 38.28 million) for seasonal field work. As for loans to individuals, in the 12 months of 2018, we issued almost RUR 1.5 billion ($ 22.97 million) mortgage loans and over RUR 1.1 billion ($ 16.84 million) consumer loans. I especially want to note the increase in the volume of deposits.

We record a high level of customer confidence in the bank, which was reflected in the growth of the investment portfolio. So, according to data at the end of 2018, deposits exceeded RUR 8 billion ($ 122.49 million), and according to recent data, at the end of the Q1 2019, this figure has already crossed the border for RUR 9 billion ($ 137.8 million).

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Cluster is a source of high quality investment offers

The guest of our column today is the Director, the Association of clusters and technology parks of Russia Andrey SHPILENKO.   Omsky Biocluster: Good afternoon, Mr. SHPILENKO!   Andrey SHPILENKO: Good afternoon!   What are industrial clusters and how do they differ from the existing business relations of companies?   Unlike companies connected by economic relations, an industrial cluster is a form (mechanism) of organization of industrial enterprises, fixed in federal legislation, connected by relations of geographical proximity and functional dependence. Decree of the Government of the Russian Federation dated July 31, 2015 No. 779 'On Industrial Clusters and Specialized Organizations of Industrial Clusters' established clear requirements that the clusters must meet to be included in the industrial clusters register of the Ministry of Industry and Trade of Russia.

  • 19 April 2019
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Through Omsky Biocluster we'll be able to understand the region's needs

The guest of our column today is the General director of KOTRA Novosibirsk PARK EUN HEE.    Omsky Biocluster: Good afternoon, Ms. PARK!   PARK EUN HEE: Good afternoon!   What are the KOTRA goals of? How is communication between Korean business and KOTRA carried out?   KOTRA or Korea Trade and Investment Promotion Agency has been established in 1962 to support small and medium enterprises in their ambition to enter global market. KOTRA's Head office is located in Seoul but besides Headquarters we have 126 foreign offices in 85 countries. In Russia there 4 KOTRA offices located in Moscow, Saint-Petersburg, Novosibirsk, and Vladivostok.

  • 1 November 2018
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Our efforts should be focused on maximum manufacturability

The guest of our column today is Alexander KUPRYAKOV, Acting Deputy Chairman of the Government of the Khabarovsk Territory - Minister of Agricultural Production and Rural Development of the Khabarovsk Territory   Omsky Biocluster: Good afternoon, Mr. KUPRYAKOV!   Alexander KUPRYAKOV: Good afternoon!   Omsky Biocluster continues the ‘Regions of Russia’ heading. Tell the readers of our cluster about the profile of the Khabarovsk agro-industry: which segment is the main one?   Crop and animal production can equally be called the main sectors of the agro-industry of the Khabarovsk Territory. Fodder and grain crops, soybeans, potatoes, and melons and gourds predominate in plant farming. Animal husbandry is represented, perhaps, by traditional sectors: dairy and beef cattle breeding, poultry farming. By the way, domestic reindeer breeding is developing in the northern regions of the Khabarovsk Territory.

  • 23 October 2018
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News

Harvesting campaign in the Omsk region has begun

Thanks to good weather conditions, the harvesting campaign in the Omsk region is gaining momentum. In total this year it is planned to harvest cereals and legumes on an area of 1,929,000 ha (21,100 ha less than in 2018), industrial crops on an area of 315,500 ha (4,700 ha less than the level of 2018), including: oilseeds - 308,600 ha (5,700 ha less than the level of 2018).

Russian Agricultural Bank has reduced the terms for issuing farm loans

Russian Agricultural Bank JSC (the Omsk branch is the Omsky Biocluster member) has launched a new Micro Agroindustry Product for seasonal work and replenishment of working capital. The decision to open a credit line is made from three working days and on the basis of a minimum package of documents. Farmers can borrow up to RUR 5 million ($ 76,000) for a period of up to 1 year at a reduced rate of up to 5% per annum.

OmSAU begins collaboration with Estonia

The Omsk State Agrarian University’s International Relations Department (Omsky Biocluster member) informs about receiving grant support from the European Commission as a result of a joint application with the Estonian University of Life Sciences for student and teaching mobility under the Erasmus + Program.

Violations found in milk

The Laboratory of Quality and Safety of Products of Animal and Plant Origin, Feed and Environmental Objects of the Omsk Reference Center of the Rosselkhoznadzor (Omsky Biocluster member) for the first half of August received 191 samples. 1189 studies were conducted with them. As a result, specialists identified 12 samples that did not comply with regulatory documentation.

Turkmenistan: egg hype

For almost a month now, chicken eggs, which are in great demand among the country's population because of their low cost, have disappeared in state trade in Ashgabat (the capital of Turkmenistan), REGNUM reports.

Pork: the price will fall

The National Meat Union expects a decrease in the wholesale price of pork in 2019 by 7-9%, and then another 3-5% in 2020 due to an increase in domestic production. This assessment was provided by the head of the National Meat Union Sergey Yushin.

Three Omsk schools will become basic schools of the RAS

On August 14, the Siberian Branch of the Russian Academy of Sciences held a meeting on the implementation of the project to create basic schools of the Russian Academy of Sciences. Higher school in the region was represented by leading universities: Omsk State Agrarian University (Omsky Biocluster member), Omsk State University, Omsk State Technical University, Siberian State Automobile and Highway University, Omsk State Pedagogical University.

Grain transportation subsidies: now until the end of 2019

It is planned to extend subsidization of railway tariffs for grain exports from regions remote from ports at least until the end of the year. This was announced by First Deputy Prime Minister and Finance Minister Anton Siluanov at a meeting on national projects in Kurgan, Interfax reports. Now this state support mechanism is valid until August 31.

A Codling moth was brought to Omsk

A larva with suspicion of a quarantine object was received at the Laboratory of Quarantine Phytosanitary Examinations of the Omsk reference center of the Rosselkhoznadzor (Omsky Biocluster member). As a result of an entomological examination, the Codling moth, a quarantine object for the Russian Federation, was identified. The insect was found in a batch of peaches weighing 6 tons.

The use of starch in food products is growing

The use of starches in the launch of new food and beverage products is growing worldwide. According to Innova Market Insights, in 2018 the use of starches in new products increased by 8% compared to the same indicator in 2017.

Omsk companies update the fleet of agricultural equipment

On August 16, representatives of government, non-profit organizations, heads of agricultural companies and banks discussed issues of technical re-equipment of agricultural enterprises. The meeting was organized by the Public Chamber of the Omsk region, the Ministry of Agriculture and Food of the Omsk region.

Kazakhstan has adopted a dairy standards roadmap

Kazakhstan has confirmed its commitment to improving the safety of dairy products, including from raw milk, by signing in Nur Sultan, the country's capital, a roadmap that will bring the national dairy industry to the standards of the Eurasian Economic Union (EAEU).

Omsk Reference Center: new equipment

The Laboratory of Quality and Safety of Products of Animal and Plant Origin, Feed and Environmental Objects of the Omsk Reference Center of the Rosselkhoznadzor (Omsky Biocluster member) received new Digester equipment from three devices for sample preparation.

Omsk region is making efforts to prevent ASF

On August 12, a press conference was held at the Omsk Regional House of Journalists on the topic 'Epizootic situation in the country and the region. Measures to prevent an ASF outbreak in the Omsk region.' Oleg Podkorytov, Head of the Federal Service for Veterinary and Phytosanitary Surveillance (Omsk Branch), reported about the epizootic situation that currently exists in the country and the world. He noted in detail on the necessary measures to prevent African swine fever in the region.