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17 June 2024, 17:57

Belarus’ agricultural output up by 8.1% in January-May 2024

MINSK, 17 June (BelTA) – The agricultural output by all types of agricultural producers (state-run enterprises, private farms, subsidiary plots of individuals) reached Br8.6 billion in Belarus in January-May 2024, up by 8.1% year-on-year in comparable prices, BelTA has learned from the National Statistics Committee.

Agricultural enterprises manufactured Br8.5 billion worth of products, up by 8.4% in comparable prices year-on-year.

In January-May 2024 the enterprises of all categories produced 770,700 tonnes of livestock and poultry (in live weight), which was up by 3.6% year-on-year, 3,647,600 tonnes of milk (up by 7.8%), 1.512 billion eggs (up by 16.7%).

Agricultural organizations accounted for 97.6% of the national production of livestock and poultry (in live weight), 98.3% of milk, and 89.6% of eggs.
As of 1 June 2024, agricultural enterprises had 4.1 million head of cattle, including 1.4 million cows. The number of pigs stood at 2.3 million.
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