In Moldova, the average selling prices of agricultural products by agricultural enterprises in the first half of 2019, compared with the same period in 2018, decreased by 5.3%.
This was reported by the National Bureau of Statistics, noting that at the same time, producer prices for crop products in January-June of this year, compared with the same period last year, decreased by an average of 7.3%. According to the official statistics, grapes fell significantly - by 46.1%, pome fruits - by 41.9%, legumes - by 21.1%, soybeans - by 14.4%, corn (without varietal seeds) - by 4,3%. Herewith, tobacco rose in price - by 58.9%, potato - by 33.7%, vegetables - by 27.7%, wheat (without varietal seeds) - by 19.7%, rapeseed - by 7.7% At the same time, prices for livestock products in the first half of 2019 decreased by an average of 0.6%. Meanwhile, eggs fell in price - by 13.7%, cattle (in live weight) - by 9%, pigs (in live weight) - by 1.8%. At the same time, sales prices for sheep and goats (in live weight) increased by 15.8%, poultry (in live weight) - by 5.9%, milk - by 1.9%. NBS data are presented for agricultural enterprises and peasant (farmer) farms with an area of farmland of 50 hectares or more, without data of enterprises and organizations of the left bank of the Dniester and the municipality of Bender, and this information reflects the dynamics of average prices based on the actual structure of their agricultural products.// 05.08.2019 — InfoMarket.