August 18 2014, 16:30 Source: APK-Inform Views: 911

Bulgaria almost completes wheat harvest

According to the market operators of Bulgaria, as of August 15, the country realized harvesting works of wheat throughout 90-93% of the planned areas.

As of the reporting date, the general harvest of the grain reached 4.5 mln tonnes, a decrease of 200 thsd tonnes compared with the index on the same date last year. Reduction of wheat production and significant worsening of its quality were caused by the prolonged precipitations observed throughout the whole territory of Bulgaria.

As for barley production, in the current year its harvest volumes will grow. As of the reporting date Bulgaria already harvested 0.8 mln tonnes of the grain throughout 99% of the areas, while in 2013 the total production of Bulgarian barley reached 0.7 mln tonnes.

You can become acquainted with more detailed data of the Bulgarian market from the weekly issue of AGRIMARKET WEEKLY.


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