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Tajikistan agricultural gross production exceeds $3 billion

Business Materials 20 January 2012 11:00 (UTC +04:00)
The volume of agricultural gross production in Tajikistan exceeded 14.8 billion somoni ($3 billion) in 2011, increasing by 7.9 percent compared to 2010
Tajikistan agricultural gross production exceeds $3 billion

Azerbaijan, Baku, Jan. 19 / Trend V. Zhavoronkova/

The volume of agricultural gross production in Tajikistan exceeded 14.8 billion somoni ($3 billion) in 2011, increasing by 7.9 percent compared to 2010, Avesta.tj reported.

The production of livestock farming amounted to 3.9 billion somoni, crop sector - 10.8 billion somoni.

Tajikistan produced more than 1 million tons of grain, 415,700 tons of cotton, more than 863,000 tons of potato, more than 1.2 million tons of vegetables and 262,700 tons of fruits.

The production of raw cotton in Tajikistan increased by 33.9 percent, potato by 13.5 percent, vegetables by 8.7 percent and fruits by 16.9 percent.

The official exchange rate is 4.7587 (TJS) per $1.

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