Agriculture exports increased by 30% in 2015

Agriculture exports increased by 30% in 2015

Tirana, Albania
14 April 2016

The Albanian Minister of Agriculture, Edmond Panariti said in a press conference that agriculture exports increased by 30% in 2015, in annual terms. Compared to agricultural products exported in 2014, exports in 2015 rose by 4 billion ALL.

Exports of livestock products increased by 31% while exports of processed agricultural products increased by 15% during 2015. The statistics show that the agriculture sector has contributed in the Albanian economy by 4 billion during 2015, declared the Minister Panariti at the press interview.

Agriculture exports continued to perform positively even in the first months of this year. During the January – March period, agriculture exports increased by 23.5% compared to the same period of a year before. In the first quarter of 2016, agriculture exports are estimated to be 1.290.000.000 ALL, while exports of livestock products increased by 75%.

News source/photo credits: ATA


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