The InterAGRAO is the epicenter of innovations in agricultural machinery and equipment exhibition in the Ukraine and the GUS states. Within the frames of the exhibition, a series of business events will be held, the topics of which is formed with respect to the current issues of the agro-industrial complex, taking into account the latest tendencies of the industry development all over the world. Focus is on equipment for maintenance, spare parts, precision-farming-solutions, air-conditioning technology, equipment and tech-nology for plant production as well as products for agrochemie.
With 63.8 m tons of grain Ukraine attained a record harvest in 2015/16 again and also the exports reached with 39,4 m tons a new record height. Agriculture has always been one of the major sectors of the Ukrainian economy – its share of the GDP amounted to 14% in 2015 and for the first time after 2013 Ukraine doubled the imports of agricultural machinery in the first half of 2016 as compared to 2015.
However, due to the shortage of state-of-the-art equipment experts estimate that 5-6 m. tons are lost annually. The insufficient equipment of the industrial plants also affects the average yields in grain, sun flowers, rapeseed, sugar beets and potatoes with results way below the Western European level. The industry is still in Need of modern Equipment. This is also true for seeds: Ukrainian farmers have recognized the significance of high quality seeds leading to more and more imports of seeds.