In 2019, Azerbaijan increased grain production — AzStat




In January-September of 2019, the general harvest of grains and pulses crops in Azerbaijan totaled 3.236 mln tonnes, an increase of 6.1% compared with the same period last year. Also, agrarians significantly increased the production of sunflower seed — up 41.1%, to 33.7 thsd tonnes, while the harvest of sugar beet decreased by 59.7% — to 67.6 thsd tonnes, declared the State Statistical Committee of the Republic of Azerbaijan (AzStat) on October 18.

As of the beginning of October 2019, the production volumes of agricultural commodities in farms of all categories of Azerbaijan formed the sum of almost 6.28 bln AZN, up 7.1% compared with the same period last year.