BAKU, Azerbaijan, Jan. 16
By Samir Ali - Trend:
Azerbaijan's self-sufficiency in wheat averages 60 percent, Firdovsi Fikratzade, Director of the Agro Research Center of the Azerbaijani Ministry of Agriculture, told Trend .
Fikratzade stressed that Azerbaijan annually produces an average of two million tons of wheat.
“Some 1.3-1.4 million tons of wheat are imported per year,” director of the Agro Research Center added. “Azerbaijan's self-sufficiency in wheat averages 59-60 percent. The index of wheat import for flour production is just over 40 percent.”