In 2017 the planted areas of agricultural crops in Kyrgyzstan will total almost 1.204 million ha, up by 9.1 thousand ha YoY, the First Vice Prime Minister of the Kyrgyz Republic Muhammetkaly Abulgaziev declared.
According to the minister, in 2016 agrarians lowered the areas under winter crops by 28.7 thousand ha.
Abulgaziev noted that several banks would give soft loans to agrarians to support them within the state project “Financing of Agriculture 5”.
“In the course of the year, there will be funding with a total amount of 700 million soms from which the export-oriented farmers will get loans at 6% per annum for 36 months”, he said. (APK-Inform/Business World Magazine)