“Agrocomplex” named after N.I. Tkachev family of ex-Minister of Agriculture Alexander Tkachev became the largest landowner in Russia at the end of last year, according to the Forbes ranking.
The firm owns land plots in the most expensive regions of the country: Krasnodar and Stavropol Territories, in the Rostov Region. The complex owns 660 thousand hectares (88.6 billion rubles). Igor Khudokormov’s Prodimex was in second place (892.2 thousand hectares, 65.1 billion rubles).
Next comes the “Miratorg” brothers Alexander and Viktor Linnikov (1,047 thousand hectares, 49.1 billion rubles). The agricultural holding “Step” by Vladimir Yevtushenkov began to occupy the fourth line (474.8 thousand hectares, 48.2 billion rubles). The top ten also includes Rusagro, Pokrovsky, Econiva-APK, Avangard-Agro, GAP Resource and Volgo-Don Agroinvest.
Collectively, the largest landowners in Russia own 8.3 million hectares. The cost of the total land plot in comparison with last year increased by almost a third (from 471.6 to 617.31 billion rubles).
In the past rating, “Agrocomplex” named after N.I. Tkachev also took first place. Then the total cost of the company’s land bank was 68.5 billion rubles. The second place was taken by the agricultural holding “Step”.