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Prices of agricultural producers increased

12:32 | 08.11.2021 Category: Economic

Chisinau, 8 November /MOLDPRES/- The National Bureau of Statistics reports that the producer price index for agricultural products in January-September this year compared to the same period last year was 117.9%.

In January-September 2021 the producer prices for vegetable products increased by 17.4% compared to January-September 2020. The producer prices for soybeans increased more sharply - by 57.0%, rape - 41.6%, corn - with 37.4, sunflower - with 34.9, grapes of technical varieties - with 32.9, legumes for grains - with 21.8, barley - with 20.3, wheat - with 11.5%. At the same time, producer prices for food gourd crops decreased by 18.7%, seeds - by 17.1%, vegetables - by 11.0, potatoes - by 14.2, rye - by 11.9 %.

In animal products, in January-September compared to the same period last year, there was an increase in producer prices by 19.6%, including edible eggs - by 33.5%, cattle and poultry (live mass) - by 19.2 and milk - by 5.0%.

The quarterly dynamics of producer prices compared to that period of the previous year show that in the third quarter of 2021 producer prices increased by 15.8%, including vegetable products - by 15.4 and animal products - by 19.0 % compared to the third quarter of last year.

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