On 18 and 19 April 2016 representatives of Credit Agricole Bank took part in the National Agrarian Conference “How to Successfully Implement the Agrarian Reform”. The purpose of the event was to discuss the issues of agrarian reform and work out the effective mechanism of agricultural development. The conference took place on the territory of Hlukhiv S.A. Kovpak Agro-Technical Institute of Sumy NAU.
Jean-Jacques Herve, Management Board Member and Advisor in agricultural issues of Credit Agricole Bank, made a presentation “What will help develop farming in Ukraine?”. Nataliia Aleksandrova, Deputy Director of Kharkiv ID in charge of small and medium size business, and Denys Ihitov, Deputy Director of Central Outlet of Credit Agricole Bank in Sumy in charge of retail and SME business, presneted financial offers to agrarians. Ihor Hurzhii, expert of agribusiness development, elaborated on the importance of understanding of the customer’s agribusiness in terms of analysis of agro-technical aspects of its operations.
“Our participation in the conference and, in particular in the agro finance discussion panel, allowed us to promote products of the bank in agro lending and their advantages. Many agricultural producers state, and we have to admit it, that there is a problem with funding and that it should be resolved as the first priority. This concerns both working capital loans and investment projects. The results of the event show that further development of agrarian sector is possible only upon availability of the efficient policy developed with active participation of representatives of the industry”, - noted Ihor Hurzhii.
Representatives of the Ministry of Agricultural Development of France, Ministry of Agrarian Policy and Food of Ukraine, potential investors from the EU, leading Ukrainian and world scientists took part in the event. In the framework of the conference the participants could have taken part in the exhibition of agrarian products of local producers as well as in tours to agricultural enterprises.
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PJSC «CREDIT AGRICOLE BANK» is a modern universal bank owned by the leading financial group in Europe – Credit Agricole Group (France). The Group is a major partner of the French economy and one of the largest banking groups in Europe. It is a leading retail bank in Europe, having the largest portfolio of assets under management, being first in the field of bank insurance and third - in project financing in Europe. CREDIT AGRICOLE has been operating in the financial market of Ukraine since 1993 and renders the entire range of banking services to private individuals, including VIP clients, and business. The Bank pays special attention to cooperation with agricultural enterprises. Reliability and business reputation of CREDIT AGRICOLE in Ukraine is confirmed by the highest possible FITCH ratings, leading positions in bank sustainability, bank deposit reliability and bank profitability rankings, as well as by 442 000 private and 35 000 corporate customers, including representatives of small and medium business, large Ukrainian companies and international corporations.