According to the voiced information, agriculture is showing good rates. Yevniev reported that for 11 months 2018, agricultural output increased by 2.9%. The main contribution of growth is provided by livestock. Growth in this industry was 3.9% versus 2.3% in crop production.
In 2018, according to the Ministry of Agriculture, 22.8 million tons of grain were harvested at a yield of 15.1 c / ha.
Production of meat in live weight increased by 4.3%, milk — by 3.3%, eggs — by 10.6%.
“Food production over the period increased by 1.7%,” reported Yevniev, while noting that in a number of regions the volume of food and beverage production is decreasing. One of the reasons for the decline in production, according to akimats, is a decrease in public demand for soft drinks.