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Kazakhstan's agriculture output surges year-on-year

Business Materials 13 February 2021 14:42
Kazakhstan's agriculture output surges year-on-year

BAKU, Azerbaijan, Feb.13

By Nargiz Sadikhova - Trend:

Kazakhstan’s agriculture, forestry, and fishery gross output amounted to 170.6 billion tenge ($408.1 million) in Jan. 2021, which is 2.5 percent more compared to the same month of the last year, Trend reports with reference to Kazakhstan’s Statistics Committee.

Some 168.6 billion tenge ($400.4 million) accounted for agriculture alone including 10.1 billion ($24.2 million) accounting for plant growing, and 158.3 billion tenge ($378.9 million) - for animal husbandry.

The increase in the agriculture, forestry, and fishery gross output during the reporting period was due to the increase of slaughter volumes of livestock and poultry in live weight by 4.7 percent, and yield of raw cow's milk by 3.8 percent.

Almaty region leads by the total value of agriculture, forestry, and fishery gross output, which reached 27.8 billion tenge ($66.6 million) in Jan. 2021, showing a 1.7-percent increase compared to the same month of 2020.

This includes 2.08 billion tenge ($4.9 million) worth of plant growing output and 25.5 billion tenge ($61.04 million) of animal husbandry output.

Second and third places accounted for Turkestan and East Kazakhstan regions.

Agriculture, forestry, and fishery gross output in the Turkestan region amounted to 26.6 billion tenge ($63.6 million), which is 3.2 percent more than during the same period of 2019.

This includes 4.8 billion tenge ($11.6 million) worth of plant growing output and 21.5 billion tenge ($51.5 million) of animal husbandry output.

The value of agriculture, forestry, and fishery gross output in the East Kazakhstan region amounted to 16.3 billion tenge ($39.1 million), which is 0.8 percent more than during the same period of last year.

This includes 758.2 million tenge ($1.8 million) worth of plant growing output and 15.3 billion tenge ($36.7 million) of animal husbandry output.

An increase in agriculture, forestry, and fishery gross output was observed in all 14 Kazakh regions during the reporting period.

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