The production volume of agricultural products in Belarus in farms of all categories amounted to 15.2 billion Belarusian ruble in January-September 2019 at current prices, which in comparable prices is 1.2% more than in January-September last year, says the message of the National Statistics Committee (Belstat).
The agricultural organizations produced products worth 12.5 billion Belarusian rubles (growth of 2%).
According to the Statistics Committee, the farms of all categories produced 1 million 335.6 thousand tons of livestock and poultry (live weight), 5 million 613.2 thousand tons of milk, 2 billion 684.2 million of eggs. Agricultural organizations account for 95.9% of livestock and poultry production (live weight), 96.1% of milk production and 80.7% of egg production.
On October 1, 2019, the number of cattle in agricultural organizations of the country amounted to 4.2 million heads, including 1.4 million cows. The number of pigs amounted to 2.6 million heads. In 2018, the volume of agricultural production in Belarus decreased by 3.4%.