Tuesday, August 8 2017 16:23
Naira Badalian

Armenia exported 27.8 thousand tons of apricots

Armenia exported 27.8 thousand tons of apricots

ArmInfo. As of August 8 in 2017, Armenia exported 27.8 thousand tons of apricots. According to the Ministry of Agriculture of Armenia, compared with the same period in 2016, apricot exports increased by 8,5 thousand tons.

Earlier - on July 27 at a press conference the Deputy Minister of Agriculture of Armenia Robert Makaryan said that 26 thousand tons of apricots were exported. "Over the past 7 years, we have not fixed such indicators in this period," Makarian noted.

According to the National Statistical Service of Armenia, in January-June of 2017 the volume of gross agricultural production in Armenia showed a decline of 1.4% to 247.1 billion. The Ministry of Agriculture explained the decline in the indicators of the start of the agricultural year with some delay (in 10-15 days) and damage to the agricultural lands by hail.


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