MINSK, 15 September (BelTA) – Belarus’ agricultural output amounted to Br18.7 billion in January-August 2023, the National Statistics Committee told BelTA.
The output by all types of agricultural producers (state-run enterprises, private farms, subsidiary plots of individuals) totaled Br18.7 billion in current prices in January-August 2023, 1.7% down from January-August 2022.
State-run enterprises made Br16.7 billion worth of products, 1.4% down from the same period of last year in comparable prices.
Agricultural producers of all types made 1,181,300 tonnes of live weight cattle and poultry (3.1% up from January-August 2022) and 5,599,500 tonnes of milk (5.5% up). State-run agricultural enterprises account for 97.4% of livestock and poultry production (in live weight), 97.7% of milk, and 82.6% of egg production.
As of 1 September 2023 agricultural enterprises had 4.2 million head of cattle, including 1.4 million cows. The number of pigs stood at 2.3 million.