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1 Jun 2015

Over 500 companies from 23 countries to partake in Belagro 2015 expo

MINSK, 1 June (BelTA) – The 25th international specialized agricultural expo Belagro 2015 will bring together 502 companies from 23 countries, First Deputy Agriculture and Food Minister Leonid Marinich told a press conference on 1 June, BelTA has learned.

“This agrarian international forum has always aroused huge interest of companies working in the industry. As for the anniversary expo this year, 502 companies from 23 countries have expressed eagerness to take part in it. In particular, Belarus will be represented by 386 companies, Russia by 26 companies, Germany by 17 companies, Poland by 16 companies, China by 14 companies. Apart from that, the expo will attract participants from Austria, Bulgaria, Hungary, Lithuania, Latvia, the Netherlands, Spain, Italy, Slovenia, Ukraine, France, the Czech Republic, Switzerland, etc.,” Leonid Marinich said.

The United States of America will take part in the forum for the first time. “The forum will for the first time include national expositions of China, Hungary, Poland, Germany. It is good as it means that the forum is turning into a more high-profile event,” Leonid Marinich added.

Despite this year the organizes had to refuse from using OAO Gastellovskoye as one of the platforms, there were no restrictions regarding the total area of exposition pavilions, Leonid Marinich noted.

The agribusiness week will also include two international forumsBelfarm 2015 and Belproduct 2015. The agricultural expo has a versatile program with numerous events for guests and participants. The expo will traditionally include a contest for the best dairy cow, a contest of ploughmen, the Champion of Taste contest, and other events. The expo will feature Aberdeen Angus and Limousin bulls, new sheep breeds for the first time.

Leaders of the Belarusian machine-building industry will have big expositions. The expo will feature various kinds of agricultural vehicles, offroaders, loaders, irrigation machines made by Dormashexpo, Belagroservice, Polymya, Belshintorgservice, Rosintechgroup, MAZ-MAN, SelAgro, Profi-Agropark, etc.

The expositions will be located at the Minsk football indoor arena at 20/2 Pobediteley Avenue. The expo will stay open from 10:00 to 18:00. On 6 June it will stay open till 14:00.

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