On April 25 at the "Patriot" congress and exhibition center more than 30 manufacturers of special machinery presented their latest developments within the framework of the Demostroy Forum 2018. The Minister of Industry and Trade of the Russian Federation Denis Manturov visited the forum and evaluated the novelties of the presented equipment.
After the examination of the exposition, Denis Manturov, together with the Assistant to the President of the Russian Federation Igor Levitin, held a sectoral meeting on the development of the production of domestic road construction, communal and trailer equipment. The event was attended by more than 200 representatives of leading Russian companies of specialized engineering, investors, government officials and experts.
Denis Manturov said that almost half of the samples of equipment presented at the exhibition were created with governmental support.
One of the main tasks for the industry is to increase exports to the countries of the near and far abroad.
The president of the Rosspetsmash Association Konstantin Babkin noted the support that companies from the specialized machinery industry are provided by the Ministry of Industry and Trade of Russia. In 2017, domestic manufacturers of road construction equipment increased production compared to 2016 by 27.6% - to 32.5 billion rubles. Export for the same period increased by 78% - to 5.1 billion rubles.
Following the meeting, the Ministry of Industry and Trade of Russia and the factories decided to hold the exhibition DEMOSTROY in the Patriot on an annual basis.
The Forum was organized by the Rosspetsmash Association with the support of the Ministry of Industry and Trade of Russia and the Union of Russian Engineering Union.
Source: Press Service of the Ministry of Industry and Trade of the Russian Federation