YEREVAN, September 6. /ARKA/. Armenia’s agriculture output amounted to about AMD 290.5 billion in current prices in Jan-July 2012 – 10.2% year-on-year growth, National Statistical Service reports.
Aggregate volume of agriculture and fishery output grew 10.4% in Jan-June, compared with the same period a year earlier, to AMD 298.8 billion.
Cattle breeding output grew 3.2% in July 2012, compared with July 2011, to AMD 19.3 billion. Plant growing accounted for AMD 67.6 billion and 19.2% year-on-year growth and fishery segment for AMD 658 million and 13.1% growth.
Some 4,500 tons of cattle sheep of fowl meet were sold in July – 3.3% year-on-year growth.
Gegharkunik, Armavir and Shirak provinces were singled out for largest sales – 700 tons in each province, and 100 tons were sold in Yerevan.
According to the statistical report, 64,800 tons of milk were produced in July 2012 – 3.7% year-on-year growth. The largest volume of milk was sold in Gegharkunik province – 12,200 tons.
Some 68.3 million eggs were produced in July – 2.7% year-on-year growth. Armavir province produced the greatest number of eggs 14.4 million accounting for 1.4% growth.
Fishery industry reached 315.5-ton output in July 2012 building it up by 13.1%, compared with the same month a year before.
In July, compared with June, fishery output fell 4.6%. ($1 – AMD 411.82). M.V.-0---