The total area of leased plots amounted to 14.53 thousand hectares
For four months of 2018, the territorial bodies of the State Geocadastre at land auctions exercised 639 lease rights to state-owned agricultural land. The total area of leased plots amounted to 14.53 thousand hectares.
The most active land auctions were held in Ternopil (74 land plots with a total area of 858.22 ha), in Sumy (69 plots with an area of 2,087.04 ha) and in Chernihiv (57 plots with an area of 2,116.93 ha) oblasts.
The starting annual rent for land use was set at 8.29% of the normative monetary valuation of land or about 18,891.52 thousand hryvnias. According to the results of land auctions, the average rent in Ukraine was increased to 19.28% of the normative monetary value, which will additionally fill local budgets by UAH 43.95 million.
It should be noted that the current indicators already significantly exceed the results of the first half of last year in terms of the number of sold lots and the average rental rate. For comparison: in the first half of 2017, the starting amount of the annual rent for land sold at auction averaged 7.26% of the regulatory monetary value, according to the results of the auction - 12.10%. 614 lease rights were exercised.
According to the results of 2017, the average rental rate of state-owned agricultural land during land auctions was 14.76%.
As of April 27, 2018, the list of state-owned agricultural land plots, the lease rights to which can be exercised at land auctions, includes 8,563 plots with a total area of 164,970.13 hectares.
According to the State Geocadastre