Russia expects 2020 wheat harvest to rise by 3Ц5%
MOSCOW, Feb 19 (PRIME) -- RussiaТs gross wheat harvest may rise by 3Ц5% on the year in 2020, First Deputy Agriculture Minister Dzhambulat Khatuov told reporters on Wednesday.
УLast year the wheat growth amounted to 3%. We believe that the rate of 3Ц5% should be maintainedЕ We have announced a 3Ц5% rise on the year, and all of us will work on the taskЕ We are waiting for spring sowing to finish, and will (elaborate the forecast) basing on the information,Ф he said.
In 2019, Russia harvested 73.4 million tonnes of grain, according to preliminary assessment.