Russia: in 2019, agricultural organizations reduced grain sales — Rosstat




In 2019, all types of agricultural organizations of the Russian Federation reduced the selling volumes of grain crops by 9% in comparison with the figures in 2018 — to 61.8 mln tonnes, reported the Federal State Statistics Service (Rosstat).

In particular, in December 2019 the figures decreased by 1% only, compared with the level of the same month of 2018, and totaled 6.9 mln tonnes.

Generally, in 2019 all market outlets managed to sell 86.1 mln tonnes of grains, down 9.9% compared with the previous year.

Also, in 2019 Russian agricultural organizations slightly decreased the sales of eggs — down 0.2%, to 32.2 bln pcs. At the same time, the sales of sugar beet increased by 14.1% — to 40.2 mln tonnes, farm animals and poultry in live weight — up 2.5% to 11.6 mln tonnes, and milk — up 5% to 16.2 mln tonnes.