In January-March, Russia increased agricultural production — Rosstat



In January-March of 2019, the production volumes of agricultural commodities in Russia totaled 645.8 bln RUR in current prices, an increase of 1.1% compared with the figures in the same period last year, reported the Federal State Statistics Service (Rosstat).

In particular, in March 2019 the production rates in the agricultural sector increased by 1.5% compared with the same month last year — to 284.3 bln RUR.

Also, Rosstat stressed that the reporting estimations were preliminary only.