: :inin Kyiv (EET)

Ukraine sees 2.9% rise in farm produce output in January-November


Ukraine saw a 2.9% rise in farm produce output in January-November 2016 compared to the same period of 2015, according to the State Statistics Service of Ukraine.

Agri-businesses alone boosted output by 4%, while households increased farm produce output by 1.6% in the 11 months, year-over-year.

Crop production over the period under review rose by 5.3% compared to January-November 2015. Agri-businesses reported a 6.1% increase in production, while households saw a 4.2% growth.

Livestock product output in January-November 2016 fell by 2.9%. Agri-businesses reported a 2.4% decline, while households saw a 3.2% decrease.

The State Statistics Service says that the report does not cover occupied areas in Crimea, including the city of Sevastopol, and in Donbas.

As UNIAN reported earlier, farm produce output in 2015 fell by 4.8% from 2014. Agri-businesses` output was 5.2% down on the previous year, while households cut production by 4.3%.

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