In January in Ukraine a record-decreased egg production — Ministry of economic development

The fall of agricultural production in Ukraine by 2.5% in January to 80% due to a record drop in egg production, according to the materials of the Ministry of economic development and trade.

«In January, the agricultural production decreased by 2.5%. More than 80% reduction in the overall index due to increased fall production of eggs (minus 20.8 per cent, this decline was not observed for the years of statistical observations)», — stated in the materials of the Ministry of economic development.

At the same time, the Ministry noted the slowing decline of production of meat and milk as a result of growth in live weight of cattle and chickens, and increased milk yield.

In the first half of 2016 Ministry of economic development expects the fall in agricultural production by 1% (plus or minus 0.5 percentage points). At the same time, the Ministry reminded that due to seasonality of crop production, in the first half gross production of agriculture is formed exclusively at the expense of livestock production.

As reported, according to the State statistics service, the agricultural production in Ukraine in 2015, according to preliminary data, decreased by UAH 12 bn, or 4.8%, compared to the 2014 year and amounted to 239.4 billion.

The experts of the National scientific center «Institute of agrarian economy» predict that in 2016 the growth of agricultural production by 0.5%, up to 240,8 billion UAH, against the fall of 2015 by 5%, to 239,4 billion USD.




In January in Ukraine a record-decreased egg production — Ministry of economic development 23.02.2016

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