YEREVAN, January 8. /ARKA/. Agricultural production in Armenia ascended 8.3% to nearly 787.8 in January-November 2012 from the same period a year earlier, according to the National Statistical Service of Armenia.
The combined agricultural and fish production climbed in January-November 2012 from the analogical period last year by 8.6% to over 802.7 billion drams.
Livestock production in November 2012 jumped 3.4% to about 31.7 billion drams from a year earlier, crop cultivation- 17.6% up to around 28.7 billion drams, fishery- 52.8% up to 2.6 billion drams.
The statistics showed, the sales of cattle and sheep and goat meet and poultry ( live weight) rose 3.5% in November from the analogical month in 2011 to 21,300 tons. The highest sales rates were reported in Gegharkunik and Shirak regions of Armenia—3,600 tons and 3,300 tons respectively, in the capital— 400 tons.
Milk production advanced 3.9% to 25,200 tons in November year over year. Gegharkunik region reported the highest milk production rate at 4,800 tons.
Eggs production in November rose 6.6% to 37.2 million eggs year over year. Armavir produced the highest number of eggs—11.9 million .
Fishery and pisciculture in Armenia upped 52.8% to 1138,9 tons within the reported period. The whole production was sold. ($1 – 403.58 drams). -0-