The Belarusian holding company Gomselmash signed a dealer agreement with Kherson Machine-Building Plant to export Palesse agricultural vehicles to Ukraine, BelTA learned from the press service of the Gomel Oblast Executive Committee.
The deal was sealed at the tenth international investment forum Taurida Horizons: Cooperation, Investment, Economic Development held in the town of Novaya Kakhovka, Kherson Oblast on 29-30 September. Partaking in the forum was a delegation from Gomel Oblast led by Gomel Oblast Governor Vladimir Dvornik.
The first batches of Belarusian combine harvesters will be delivered by the year-end. The two industrial enterprises contemplate setting up a joint assembly facility for Palesse vehicles at Kherson Machine-Building Plant in the future.
As of today, there are about 2,000 Palesse combine harvesters operating in Ukraine. In particular, the supplies of these machines to Kherson Oblast grew from 30 to 216 units. Specialists estimate that Ukraine’s demand for grain and forage harvesters in the nearest years will make up at least 1,500 vehicles, including 500 in Kherson Oblast.
The Belarusian holding company Gomselmash is one of the largest manufacturers of agricultural machines in the world. The company offers grain harvesters and forage harvesters, ear corn harvesters and potato harvesters, mowers, and other agricultural machines. The Palesse brand is used to market 16 types of agricultural machines, 75 basic models and modifications, 70 kinds of adapters and implements for harvesting various crops.