October 16 2017, 09:30 Source: APK-Inform Views: 583

Russia: in 2017, the agriculture growth rate not to exceed 3% - A.Tkachev

In 2017, the growth rates in agricultural production will somewhat decrease, and will exceed 3%, declared the Minister of Agriculture of the Russian Federation, Alexander Tkachev on October 13.

According to him, in the current year the growth of production in the agro-industrial complex will vary within 2.5-3%. First of all, Russia reached such results through the record harvest of grain crops, and keeping of growing production rates in the livestock breeding at nearly 4%.

As a reminder, in 2016 the growth rates in agricultural production totaled 4.8%.


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