MINSK, 6 October (BelTA) - The Belarusian tractor manufacturer MTZ will supply 450 BELARUS tractors to Orenburg Oblast of Russia. A one-year contract was signed by MTS Director General Vitaly Vovk and First Vice Governor - First Deputy Prime Minister - Minister of Agriculture, Trade, Food and Processing Industry of Orenburg Oblast Sergey Balykin, BelTA learned from the MTZ press service.
The parties agreed to cooperate with an aim of providing farmers of Orenburg Oblast with farm machines, spare parts and maintenance service.
Currently, Orenburg Oblast regional fleet features 16,500 tractors, of which 8,600 are BELARUS tractors.
Minsk Tractor Works (MTZ trademark) was established on 29 May 1946. It was reincorporated into a holding company in August 2014. MTZ is one of the largest manufacturers of agricultural machines not only in the CIS states but the entire world. MTZ employs over 16,000 people. Customers are offered over 100 tractor models in more than 200 modifications for all climatic and operational conditions. New models boast great capabilities with regard to the aggregation of agricultural machines of various manufacturers. The public joint-stock company (OAO) MTZ designs, makes, and exports wheel tractors and spare parts, licenses their production abroad, organizes and offers aftersales service for sold vehicles, and offers personnel training with regard to operation and maintenance of the vehicles the company makes.