Russian Farm Production to Rise 20% by 2020, Fedorov Says
Russia’s agricultural output is predicted to grow 20 percent by 2020 compared with next year, Agriculture Minister Nikolai Fedorov said at a government meeting in Moscow today.
Livestock breeding may rise almost 20 percent and crop growing, which includes grains, vegetables and other plantings, might increase 19 percent by 2020, he said.
To contact the reporter on this story: Marina Sysoyeva in Moscow at firstname.lastname@example.org
To contact the editor responsible for this story: Claudia Carpenter at email@example.com
Bloomberg moderates all comments. Comments that are abusive or off-topic will not be posted to the site. Excessively long comments may be moderated as well. Bloomberg cannot facilitate requests to remove comments or explain individual moderation decisions.