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15 April 2021, 17:53

Belarus' agricultural output down by 0.5% in Q1

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MINSK, 15 April (BelTA) – The output by all types of agricultural producers (state-run enterprises, private farms, subsidiary plots of individuals) totaled Br3,211.7 million in Q1 2021 or 99.5% as against the same period of last year in comparable prices, BelTA learned from the National Statistics Committee.

State-run enterprises produced Br3,125.7 million worth of products or 99.9% as against the same period a year before in comparable prices.

Agricultural producers of all types produced 451,000 tonnes of live weight cattle and poultry, 1,862,900 tonnes of milk, and 813.6 million eggs. State-run agricultural enterprises accounted for 96.1% of the total production of live weight cattle and poultry, 98.1% of the milk output, and over 91.6% of the egg output.

As of 1 April state-run agricultural enterprises had 4.2 million head of cattle, including 1.4 million cows. The number of pigs stood at 2.5 million.

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