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LARGEST AGRICULTURAL HOLDING IN EURASIA UKRLANDFARMING HAS $158 MLN LOSS, NET DEBT RISES TO $1.684 BLN

Ukrlandfarming agricultural holding saw $658 million of revenue in 2017, which is 31% less than a year ago, the company has said in a report. According to the report, the figure declined mainly due to the 45% fall in revenue in the agricultural machinery and agricultural raw materials segment, to $157 million. Revenue from production of agricultural crops fell by 20%, to $278 million. Net loss in 2017 deceased 9.4%, to $158.616 million. Assets grew by 2.8%, to $2.128 billion.
Gross profit of the company decreased 67%, to $62.6 million, earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortization (EBITDA) – by 44%, to $91 million.
Total debts grew by 5.3% year-over-year, reaching $1.758 billion, and net debt rose by 6%, to $1.684 billion.
Ukrlandfarming is the largest agricultural holding in Eurasia. It is engaged in growing grains, producing eggs and egg goods, breeding cattle, distributing machinery, fertilizers and seeds.