Russian farmers boost grain sales 13.8% in Oct- Rosstat
MOSCOW. Dec 3 (Interfax) - Russian agricultural enterprises boosted grain sales 13.8% year-on-year in October 2019 to 9 million tonnes, the Russian State Statistics Service (Rosstat) said.
Grain sales in 10M 2019 stood at 21.2 million tonnes, down 11.5% year-on-year.
Sales of cattle and poultry in October totaled 1 million tonnes, up 4.8% year-on-year, milk sales came to 1.3 million tonnes, up 8.1%, and egg sales fell, by 1.7% to 2.7 billion.
In 10M, cattle and poultry sales were up 2% to 9.5 million tonnes, milk sales increased 4.4% to 13.5 million tonnes, and egg sales inched down 0.4% to 26.6 billion.