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All news / Agricultural production in Russia increased by 0.9%

  • 28 Mar 2019, 10:13

Farms of all categories (agricultural organizations, farmers, personal subsidiary farms) of the Russian Federation in February produced agricultural products for 193.6 billion rubles, which is 1% more than in February 2018, the Federal State Statistics Service reported.

In January-February, agricultural production growth amounted to 0.9% up to 361.6 billion rubles. The dynamics of this year is lower than last year. In February 2018, the growth of agricultural production was 2.3%, the same were the rates in January-February last year.

Rosstat also reported that in two months ther were produced 2.2 million tons of livestock and poultry for slaughter (0.3% more than during the corresponding period last year), 4.1 million tons of milk (+1.7%), 6.8 billion eggs (unch).