Grain Volume to Exceed Demand in Azerbaijan: Agriculture Minister
Azerbaijan, Baku /corr. Trend A.Gafarov / Grain deficit are not expected in Azerbaijan, but just the opposite, there may be excess, the Agriculture Minister of Azerbaijan, Ismat Abbasov, said on 16 August.
Abbasov said that according to the expectations, the volume of grain production in Azerbaijan in autumn will increase up to 2mln t. The Minister said that proceeding from this figure, by 1 January 2008, grain stores in Azerbaijan will make up 600,000 t.
The grain stores testify to the groundlessness of the possibility of a grain deficit, the Minister concluded.