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  • 17 Jun 2019, 10:24

Acting Governor of the Kurgan Region, Vadim Shumkov, held preliminary talks with the leadership of the Norwegian group of companies RBPI on the possibility of creating a livestock breeding complex in the region. The meeting took place at the St. Petersburg International Economic Forum.

According to Mr. Shumkov, the prospects are still difficult to assess, but in the Kurgan region there are labor and land resources necessary for quality cooperation. “The most important thing is that this company is interested and that we are interested too. This gives the potential for the Kurgan region - several hundred high-paying jobs with a specificity that we understand - agribusiness. This is a very clear company - with competences, with technologies, with financial resources. Therefore, if we come to an agreement and they enter into our region, I think that we will be very lucky, ”- the acting governor said.

The RBPI group of companies created the first agricultural complex in Russia in 2004 on the territory of the Kaliningrad region. Agrocomplex operates on the principle of a full cycle: grain production, feed mill, pig farm. Now the company is expanding to Russia, completing the construction of a pig farm for 6 thousand sows in the Nizhny Novgorod region.