Russian farmers increased purchases of mineral fertilizers for 16%


In the period from 1 January to 19 March 2018 domestic farmers purchased in active ingredient of mineral fertilizers by 16.4% more than in the same period of 2017.

 This was reported on the official website of the Ministry of agriculture of Russia.

According to the Agency, for a specified period of Russian farmers have acquired 830,8 thousand tons of mineral fertilizers, to 116.8 thousand tons (16.4%) more than last year.

Most of the fertilizers purchased agrarians of the Central Federal district – 298,5 thousand tons (83.2 thousand tons more than in 2017).

Located on the second region of the southern Federal district, where farmers have purchased 268,9 thousands of tons of fertilizers, which is 34.1 thousand more than last year.


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