Azerbaijan`s agricultural output grew 2.4 times in 20 years

Baku, May 20, AZERTAC

The agricultural production in Azerbaijan increased 2.4 times from 1996 to 2016, according to the Ministry of Agriculture. The cultivation sector grew 2.4 times, while the cattle breeding sector saw a 2.5-fold increase, the ministry said.

Official figures for the 20 years suggest that grain production rose from 1.018 million tons to 3.065 million tons (3-fold growth), potato production from 214,600 tons to 902,400 tons (4.2-fol growth), vegetable production from 570,000 tons to 1.27 million tons (2.2-fold increase), meat production from 115,700 tons to 303,800 tons (2.6-fold growth), milk production from 843,300 tons to more than two million tons (2.4-fold growth), egg production from 477 million eggs to 1.6 billion eggs (3.4-fold growth).

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