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The Minister of agriculture increased the forecast of agricultural production in 2019 to 2%
Agricultural production in Russia by the end of 2019 could increase by 2% compared to the previous year. Reported about it in interview to the newspaper "Kommersant", the Minister of agriculture Dmitry Patrushev.

"We expect that the growth of agriculture, given the processing this year will be in the range from 2.3% to 2.5%, while the production of agricultural products, according to our estimates, will grow by 2% compared to last year, and it is a good indicator", - said Patrushev.

Earlier, the Ministry of agriculture of Russia forecasted the growth of agricultural production in Russia in 2019 at the level of 1-1,5%.

As explained by the Minister, this year marked a record collection of a number of crops, and the grain harvest is the second largest in post-Soviet history.

The Ministry of agriculture in December raised its forecast for grain harvest in Russia in 2019 to 121 million tons from 120 million tons. This was 7% higher than in 2018.

 

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