Production prices on agricultural products increase in Azerbaijan
Azerbaijan, Baku, Feb. 5 / Trend E. Ismayilov /
The production prices on agricultural products increased by 1.6 percent in Azerbaijan in Jan. 2013 compared to the previous month, the State Statistics Committee said on Tuesday.
In August, production prices on annuals rose by 3.1 percent, perennial - by 1.3 percent. Wheat prices rose by 0.1 percent, barley - 0.5 percent, tomatoes - 0.4 percent, greens - 2 percent, potatoes - 11.9 percent, garlic - 0.1 percent, pumpkin - 3.7 percent, dry herbs - 1.9 percent. The price on cabbage fell by 0.2 percent, radishes - 0.5 percent, parsley - 0.4 percent.
The production prices on apples increased by 2.7 percent, pomegranates - 0.1 percent, persimmons - 0.4 percent, lemon - 0.6 percent, tangerines - 15.6 percent, quince - 1.6 percent, nuts - one percent, hazelnuts - 5.4 percent, chestnuts - 13.9 percent.
Production prices on veal rose by 1.7 percent, buffalo meat - 0.6 percent, turkey - 3.7 percent, beef and lamb (live weight), respectively, by 0.3 and 1.2 percent, poultry (live weight) - two percent, milk - 0.5 percent, honey - 0.7 percent.
The production cost of sheep and goats for the period decreased by 0.5 percent, the price on eggs declined by 3.4 percent.
In January, the production cost of live fish increased by 1.5 percent.