Agriculture productions increase by 6%

Agriculture productions increase by 6%
# 17 December 2012 11:19 (UTC +04:00)

Baku. NIjat Mustafayev – APA-Economics. As of December 1, 2012 Azerbaijan produced 2,802,200 tonnes of grain, including corn, up 12.3% from previous year.

State Statistical Committee says 968,500 tonnes of potato (upper 3.1% than previous year), 1,198,200 tonnes of vegetable (+0.1%), 54,600 tonnes of cotton (-6.1%), 802,200 tonnes of fruit and berry (+5.4%), 427,800 tonnes of melon products (-11.7%), 174,300 tonnes of grape (+9.1%), 120,700 tonnes of sugar beet (-48.7%), 4,300 tonnes of tobacco (+19.4%) and 550,300 tonnes of green tea leaf (+7.1%) were produced during the same period.

At the same time, 434,300 tonnes of meat (+4.1%), 1,576,700 tonnes of milk (+5.7%), 1,100.6 mln eggs (+20.1%) and 16,200 tonnes of wool (+1.9%) were produced.

Value of plant-growing products rose 5.8%, animal breeding – 5.5% and agriculture – 5.7%.

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