Deputy PM Borc met with the American under-secretary of agriculture

Newsroom 17/06/2016 | 10:43

The deputy-prime- minister Costin Borc discussed on June, 16 with the American under-secretary of agriculture, Michael Scuse, about the possibility of attraction of American investors in Romania, but also about ways of increasing economic and technical collaboration in agriculture field, according to the Ministry of Economy.

The Minister of Economy emphasized the interest of Romania for increasing the American direct investments in Romanian agriculture, especially in projects regarding the development of new economic objectives, generating exports and in creation of mix firms in vegetal and animal production field, as well as food industry.

Borc underlined the need to decrease the economic differences between rural and urban areas, the creation of new jobs for young people from rural area being a concern of Romanian executive, who is interested of US support through investments in Romanian agriculture.

The Romanian authorities manifested their interest in increasing the transfer of know-how and technology in this sector, in cooperation in agriculture research, including the modern management of the farm, in development of partnerships with acquisitions and management of laboratories specialized in studies regarding the system of irrigation water use.

The American investments in the local agriculture represents a subject of common interest, raised also by the recent visit in US of the prime-minister Dacian Ciolos, and the agriculture minister, Achim Irimescu.

Georgiana Bendre

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