Monthly Bulletin on agriculture, fishing and agro-industry
Tomato production for industry continues to be high
- October 2005
24 October 2005
In 2005 tomato production for industry is expected to reach 1,175,000 tons, which represents a slight decline (-2%) from the previous season, but a 23% increase from the average for the last five years.
Wine production, the lowest since 1999, did not exceed 5,765,000 hectolitres, reflecting a 20% fall from the last season.
Chicken production attained 19,600 tons in August 2005, reflecting an 8.4% rise from the same month of the previous year.
From August, cattle slaughtered for human consumption also increased, as well as poultry and rabbits, rising by 3.6% and 8.1% respectively.