Harvest of grain-crops starts in regions of Azerbaijan

Business Materials 17 June 2006 14:21 (UTC +04:00)

The harvest of grain-crops starts in regions. According to the situation in June 1, the volume of the harvest was 7,5 thousand tones from 3,8 thousand ha territory, Trend reports with reference to the State Committee on Statistics.

According to information provided by the Ministry of Agriculture, the volume of the production of grain-crops in Azerbaijan for 2006 is predicted at 2 mln 200 thousand tones. 1 mln 600 thousand tones are intended at the expense of food grain. The import of the grain is planned no less than 500 thousand tones.

At the moment, the demand for the grain-crops in Azerbaijan is 3 mln 400 thousand tones.