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Where the margin is 2018

9-th International Conference for agricultural producers
and suppliers of agricultural inputs and services

February 1-2, 2018

Moscow, Radisson Slavianskaya Hotel

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Conference's sponsors

Gold sponsors:

EuroChem Group AG http://eurochemgroup.com/en

EuroChem is a leading global agrochemical company, producing primarily nitrogen and phosphate fertilizers, as well as certain organic synthesis products and iron ore. The Group is vertically integrated with activities spanning from mining and hydrocarbons extraction to fertilizer production, logistics, and distribution. EuroChem is currently developing two sizeable potash deposits in Russia with its VolgaKaliy and Usolskiy Potash projects. Headquartered in Zug, Switzerland, the Group operates production facilities in Belgium, Lithuania, China, Kazakhstan and Russia and employs more than 23,000 people globally.

Nowadays, Rostselmash http://en.rostselmash.com is a group of companies comprising 13 enterprises, located in 10 production sites in 4 States, which manufacture equipment under the brands ROSTSELMASH & VERSATILE.

The product line of the company features over 150 models and modifications of 24 types of the equipment, among which are grain and forage harvesters, tractors, sprayers, forage equipment and grain processing equipment, etc.

The pre-sale preparation, sale and maintenance of the equipment produced by Rostselmash are performed via an extensive dealer network on four continents in the countries where the company operates. Today, the agricultural equipment of Rostselmash is in high demand in more than 50 countries worldwide.

The product line of the company features over 150 models and modifications of 24 types of the equipment, among which are grain and forage harvesters, tractors, sprayers, forage equipment and grain processing equipment, etc. For many years the innovations of Rostselmash have been awarded with the highest prizes and distinguished by experts all over the world. The pre-sale preparation, sale and maintenance of the equipment produced by Rostselmash are performed via an extensive dealer network of the company operating in Europe and Asia. Today, the agricultural equipment of Rostselmash is in high demand in dozens of countries worldwide.

Silver sponsors:

Syngenta http://syngenta.com

Since the formation of Syngenta in 2000, out of the agri-businesses of Zeneca and Novartis, the company has established itself as a leader in the Russian crop protection market and one of the largest suppliers of quality hybrid seeds. With a wide network of representative offices in 35 Russian cities and more than 500 employees in 2017 (more than doubled since 2007) Syngenta has been continuously expanding its operations into the country. Syngenta has a strong history of local operations in Russia and is committed to continuing investment and localization as the company moves forward and the business grows. 34% of total Syngenta Sunflower seeds volume and 36% of total Syngenta Corn seeds volume is produced in Russia. More than 30% of total Syngenta CP volume is produced locally – at the "Agrokhimikat" plant in Kirovo-Chepetsk.

CLAAS http://claas.com

CLAAS is a family business founded in 1913 and one of the world’s leading manufacturers of agricultural machinery. The company, with corporate headquarters in Harsewinkel, Germany, is the European market leader in combine harvesters. CLAAS is the world leader in another large product group, self-propelled forage harvesters. CLAAS is also a top performer in agricultural technology worldwide, with its tractors, agricultural balers and green harvesting machinery. The CLAAS product portfolio also includes state-of-the-art farming information technology. CLAAS employs around 10,900 workers worldwide and reported a turnover of 3.7 billion euros in the 2017 financial year.


Swiss Re Corporate Solutions http://swissre.com/cropcover

Established in 1863 in Switzerland, Swiss Re is a global leader of the international reinsurance market. Working since 2009 in Russia, the Food & Agriculture team of Swiss Re Corporate Solutions provides innovative risk transfer solutions, such as yield index, weather index, revenue hedge, drought index, quality index, to leading agro holdings, input suppliers, sugar plants, crushing plants, banks and other agriculture-related corporates along the agribusiness value chain.

TRIO Group http://trio21.ru

TRIO Group of companies is a multi-industry enterprise that supplies agricultural products and services to the Russian market. The company began its activity in 1997 and since then it has been making steady progress in increasing its production and financial performance, enlarging its footprint in such sectors as plant growing, potato growing, animal breeding, sugar production and trading and grain trading as well. Today the company is well-known in Lipetsk region and at the federal level. Its partners are large holdings of Russia and the near abroad.

“TRIO” Group includes five potato growing subdivisions in six regions of Lipetsk oblast, two animal breeding units of 3 000 dairy cows, potato growing and storing subdivision, sugar plant, five elevators. Total volume of agricultural products produced in the region: wheat – 9%, sugar beet – 24%, milk – 17%, potato – 27%.

INTL FCStone Financial Inc. http://intlfcstone.com, world leading financial services firm, focused on commodity markets.

INTLFStone is a global provider of commodity risk management services. For nearly 80+ years now we have been providing companies and individuals with trading, information and consulting services as it relates to protecting price risk in the marketplace. Our products and services includes market information, analysis, brokerage, trading, clearing, structured products and customized solutions for managing commodity risk. From FX, interest rates, to oil and energy products, to grains, oilseeds, and softs, INTLFCStone has the expertise and tools to address your specific commodity risk management needs.


LEADERSHIP: VSK has been operating for 25 years and is one of the most highly recognized leaders in the Russian insurance market and demonstrates some stable market share growth dynamics.

TRUST: Over 15 million Russians and more than 230 thousand enterprises and organizations are under the protection of VSK.

MERITS: The high level of the Company’s work was thrice honored by the President of Russia with the commendation for substantial contributions to the development of the insurance business (2002, 2007 and 2017). VSK is a two-time prizewinner of the National competition «Company of the Year» (2013 and 2015 years) in the «Insurance Company» category.

RELIABILITY: VSK annually confirms the highest rating A++ «Extremely high reliability level» according to the Expert RA rating agency. In 2016, VSK obtained a «BB-» long-term financial stability rating on the international scale according to Fitch Ratings Ltd. The outlook is stable.

SCALE: The VSK regional network is comprised of more than 400 branches and subdivisions in all constituent entities of Russia, which allows for the efficient support of insurance treaties and settling of claims all over the country.

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Institutional partners:

Union of Russian Agribusiness Associations ASSAGROS

Union of Russian Agribusiness Associations ASSAGROS


Under support:

Ministry of Agriculture

Gold sponsors:


Silver sponsors:


Swiss Re TRIO Group of companies


VIV Russia

Media partners:

Thomson Reuters Interfax

Press support:

Зерно онлайн Журнал Агроинвестор ISCO-I Sugar monitoring

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