Russia may raise flax fiber production to 200,000 tns by 2030 - News Archive - PRIME Business News Agency - All News Politics Economy Business Wire Financial Wire Oil Gas Chemical Industry Power Industry Metals Mining Pulp Paper Agro Commodities Transport Automobile Construction Real Estate Telecommunications Engineering Hi-Tech Consumer Goods Retail Calendar Our Features Interviews Opinions Press Releases

Russia may raise flax fiber production to 200,000 tns by 2030

PROVERZHENKA VILLAGE, Smolensk Region, Jul 31 (PRIME) -- Russia plans to raise production of flax fiber to 200,000 tonnes in 2030 from 39,000 tonnes produced in 2017, Pyotr Chekmaryov, head of the crop farming department, said on Tuesday.

УWe have worked out a plan with the Industry and Trade Ministry until 2030. Our strategic goal is to produce up to 200,000 tonnes of flax fiber,Ф he said, adding that the ministry expects the sowing area for flax to rise to 166,700 hectares from 45,200 hectares in 2017.

This year the sowing area for flax shrank to 44,500 hectares. УOf course, we understand that there were problems with seeds as people have lost faith in prospects of flax growing, but I think that we should stock up on high-quality seeds this year and get ready,Ф Chekmaryov said.

End

31.07.2018 17:41
 
 
Share |
To report an error select text and press Ctrl+Enter
 
 
Central Bank Official Rate
1W 1M 1Y
USD
EUR 75.5841 -0.0489 19 jan
USD 66.3309 -0.1129 19 jan
Stock Market Indices
1D 1W 1M 1Y
MICEX
rtsi 1176.42 +1.67 18:50 18 jan
micex 2473.61 +1.06 18:50 18 jan
Stock Quotes in RUR
1D 1W 1M 1Y
GAZP
gazp 159.20 +1.34 18:49 18 jan
lkoh 5193.50 +0.17 18:49 18 jan
rosn 419.70 +0.91 18:48 18 jan
sber 208.44 +2.52 18:49 18 jan
MICEX Ruble Trading
1D 1W 1M 1Y
USDTD
EURTD 75.6150 -0.1575 14:59 18 jan
USDTD 66.3225 -0.2800 17:44 18 jan