Value of Romanian agri production down 6.6% last yearStaff Writer | August 1, 2016
In 2015, the value of Romania's agricultural production amounted to 68.98 billion euros, down 6.6% compared to the value recorded in 2014 of 74.52 billion euros.
Romania Crop production has declined by 10.4%
Compared to the previous year, crop production has declined by 10.4%.
While the value of vegetable crops and melons, as well as oil plants, increased by 3.8 percentage points and 0.9 percentage points, respectively, that of potato crops and grain crops fell by 3.4 and 1.2 percentage points.
For fruit and grapes, the value remained stabled. "The crop production was reduced mainly as a result of unfavourable climatic conditions," reveals the press release from the INS.
Overall, Romania's agricultural production accounts for 4% of the EU's total, which is worth over 392.3 billion euros, according to eurosstat.
The largest contributions correspond to France (18% of the EU's total), Germany (13%), Italy (12.3%), Spain (10.47%) and the UK (7.8%). ■