ArmInfo. In 2017, in Artsakh, gross agricultural production, in comparison with last year's indicator, increased by 7.8% - up to 76.2 billion AMD. According to the National Statistical Service of the Republic of Artsakh, growth is mainly due to crop production.
So, as Artsakhpress reports, in the structure of gross agricultural production meat production is predominant - 32.4%, cereals - 28.2%, milk - 13.5%.
At the same time, in the reporting period, in comparison with 2016 in the structure of gross agricultural production by 5.9 percentage points the specific weight of meat production increased, the cultivation of vegetables increased by 1.5 percentage points and by 1.3 percentage points fruit and berry crops.
At the same time, in the republic in January-December of the past year, in comparison with 2016, the number of cattle decreased by 4.8%, including cows - by 2.5%, small cattle - by 33.2% %. Meanwhile, the number of pigs increased by 4.7%, and birds - by 7.1%.
According to the results of 2017, the Ministry of Finance of the Republic of Artsakh counts for 15% growth, and the gross domestic product - about 267 billion AMD. In particular, it is expected that 6 out of 15% of growth will be provided by the mining industry, and the remaining 9% - other sectors of the economy, in particular, 2% at the expense of other sectors of industry - energy, processing industry, 1.5% - construction, 1.2% - agriculture and about 3.8% at the expense of the financial sector. According to the results of this year, GDP growth is expected at 8%.