RUSSIA: For 9 months of the insured area of crops has decreased by 70%

The acreage that received insurance with state support this year decreased by 69 percent from 2016 to 857 thousand hectares, said the head of the National Union of agricultural insurers the Roots of Beidou.

The organization also noted a reduction in the number of farms insured crop on October 1 of this year, it has decreased from 782 to 291 or 63 percent from the same period of 2016. The relevant contracts were concluded only after 340 1 020 to the beginning of the year. Read the full story

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