Agricultural organizations reduce grain sales 13.6% to 6.4 mln tonnes in Nov - Rosstat
MOSCOW. Dec 28 (Interfax) - Russian agricultural organizations sold 6.4 million tonnes of grain in November 2018, 13.6% less year-on-year, the Russian State Statistics Service (Rosstat) said.
Sales in January-November were up 11.1% to 61 million tonnes.
Agricultural producers sold 1 million tonnes of cattle and poultry (live weight) in November 2018, 0.5% more than in November 2017. Cattle and poultry sales rose 4.9% in 11M to 10.3 million tonnes.
Sale of milk increased 4.4% to 1.2 million tonnes in November and egg sales were up 0.1% to 2.8 billion. In 11M, milk sales rose 3.7% to 14.1 million tonnes and egg sales were up 1.6% to 29.5 billion.