The State Treasury of Ukraine has paid farmers UAH 241.8 million subsidies for March under the program of direct government support to the domestic agricultural sector, accounting for UAH 4 billion in 2017, the press service of the Ministry of Agrarian Policy and Food of Ukraine reported with reference to the head of the ministry Taras Kutoviy.
”The amount of subsidies in March grew more than threefold. Today, our farmers have already received almost UAH 322 million. This confirms that the program is working, and the funds are being received automatically in accordance with the taxes paid. I call on producers who have not yet registered [witht the program] to file documents and use state support,” the minister said.
The press service added that 662 agricultural producers received subsidies in March. Since the beginning of the year, the farmers have received about UAH 322 million.
As UNIAN reported, in mid-April, the State Treasury of Ukraine paid farmers UAH 79.8 million subsidies for February.