Economic and legal basis of land rental market development in Ukraine

Roman Voloshyn, Andriy Vitrovyi, Vasyl Melnychenko


Introduction. Land reform is entering a crucial stage, which involves the gradual acquisition of the right to buy or sell agricultural land by individuals and legal entities. In such conditions, it is important to substantiate the mechanisms and trends that will be characteristic of the market for agricultural land lease, as these mechanisms today provide organized high-commodity agri-food production.

Purpose Substantiation of economic and legal bases of the land lease market functioning after entry into force of norms on free sale of agricultural lands.

Method (methodology). Data from the State Statistics Service of Ukraine, the State Geocadastre and the Ministry of Justice were used. Economic and legal theoretical and practical provisions related to land relations in agriculture of Ukraine are considered. Monographic and abstract-logical methods, as well as methods of comparison, generalization and analysis are used.

Results. The nature of land relations in agriculture and the predominance of rent as a tool for land accumulation by agricultural enterprises is established. The size and structure of the agricultural land market are characterized, including the volumes of leased land are determined, the emphasis is on the leading position of lease in the system of land redistribution in the industry. Prospects for the development of land relations from the standpoint of entry into force of the law № 552-IX provisions. Peculiarities and expectations from the introduction of the agricultural land market are substantiated. It is established that due to the existing relations on the market of agricultural lands and the existing restrictions on their purchase and sale, economic use of land will continue to take place mainly on lease, the share of which will gradually decrease, but still remain significant.


land market; land reform; agricultural land; land lease; purchase and sale of land; land use; agricultural enterprises

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