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Moldova's 2013 wheat crop doubles - stats office

Moldova's 2013 wheat crop doubles - stats office

CHISINAU (Moldova), January 27 (SeeNews) – Moldova’s wheat output rose to an estimated 1.0 million tonnes last year from 495,000 tonnes a year before, the country's statistics office said on Monday.

Moldova's maize output increased to an estimated 1.4 million tonnes in 2013 from 572,000 tonnes in 2012, the statistics office said in a statement.

Moldova's agricultural production rose by an estimated 38.3% on the year in 2013, the office added.

Details on Moldova's agricultural production follow (in thousand of tonnes):

  2013* 2012
Wheat 1,007 495
Maize 1,401 572
Sunflower 499 296
Fruit 416 380
Potato 239 182
Vegetables 292 231
Grapes 612 506

* based on preliminary estimations

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