1.49m tons of grain-crops gathered in Azerbaijan in 1st half-year
1.49mln tons of grain-crops have been gathered in Azerbaijan as of July 10,Trend reports with reference to the Ministry of Agriculture. The harvest was gathered in over the 578k ha area, 77% of total sown area.
The harvest this year rose by 28,000 ton over year. Productivity totaled 25.8 centner per ha, up 0.3% over year.
The grain-crops harvest in Azerbaijan for 2006 is forecasted in amount of 2.2mln ton. Forecasted amount of import is not less than 500k ton.
At present Azerbaijans demand in grains is 3,400,000 tons.