The first edition of AgroExpoVostok will be held from March 15- 17 near Vladivostok.
The organizers of AgroExpoVostok, DLG RUS and IFWexpo Heidelberg, will focus on agricultural machinery, crop production, animal husbandry, fish farming, bioenergy and primary processing.
The exhibition will be held at the Terminal Expo near the airport in Artem, 25 km away from Vladivostok and 5km away from the airport.
The Far Eastern Federal District, territory of which amounts to 36.4 % of the total area of Russia, is the largest Russian region. Agriculture is an important sector of the region’s economy. Fish farming, cultivation of soybean, grain, vegetables and potatoes, as well as dairy and Beef cattle breeding are of high importance. The total agricultural are including pasture fields, amounts to 4,77 mln. ha, which is only 22 % of the total area of the region. The Far East is of strategic character due to its proximity to China, Japan and Korea. From 2017 to 2020 the region will receive funds from the federal budget in the amount of 8.4 bln Rubles to support agriculture, in particular for development of infrastructure and modernization of agricultural machinery.
Vladivostok is the administrative center of the region Primorye and is located just 50 km from the Chinese border. The „free port of Vladivostok“ offers enterprises located on its territory reduced tax rates and other preferences.
The interest of producers and distributors of agricultural machinery, equipment and production means in the region is high because it receives substantial support from the Russian government due to its proximity to the rapidly developing APEC region and ist strategic character.