The gross agricultural output in 2018 will be 248 billion UAH.09.02.2018
The volume of gross agricultural output in 2018 will amount to 248.2 billion UAH (at constant prices in 2010), that is, 0.1% higher than in the previous year.
This was reported by the director of the National Scientific Center «Institute of Agrarian Economics», academician of the National Academy of Sciences of Ukraine Yuri Lupenko, the press service of the NSC will inform.
«Gross output of crop production is projected at the level of last year's figures (+ 0.6%) and may amount to 179.8 billion UAH. The production of cereals and leguminous crops is projected at the level of 61.7 million tons against last year's 62.2 million tons, that is, 0.8% less. It is expected to increase production of rapeseed, soybeans and sunflower, as well as food melon crops», - said the academician.
It is also forecasted a decrease of 1.1% compared to 2017 in the production of gross livestock production - up to 68.4 billion UAH. The volume of production of meat, milk and wool will decrease in the range of 1.3-3.1%. The production of eggs will grow by 2.6%, and poultry - by 2.5%.