Ukraine sees agricultural output drop by 11.2% in Jan-July

In particular, agricultural enterprises decreased production by 15.3% over the period under review, while private farmers saw their output shrink by 4.2%.

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Agricultural output in Ukraine in January-July 2020 dropped by 11.2% year-over-year (y-o-y).

In particular, agricultural enterprises decreased production by 15.3% over the period under review, while private farmers saw their output shrink by 4.2%, according to the Ukrainian State Statistics Service.

Crops output in the seven months of 2020 fell by 15.7% y-o-y, while livestock production shrank by 2.5%.

Read alsoHarvest 2020 in Ukraine: expert outlookThe report does not cover temporarily occupied areas in the Autonomous Republic of Crimea, the city of Sevastopol, and certain areas in Donetsk and Luhansk regions, the agency said.

Ukraine crops: background

Ukraine's agricultural production grew by 1.1% in 2019 against 2018.

Agricultural enterprises boosted production by 3.3%, while private farmers slashed their output by 2%.

Author: UNIAN

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