Time in Yerevan: 11:07:36,   19 September

Growth in export of cucumbers from Armenia comprises 174%

Growth in export of cucumbers from Armenia comprises 174%

YEREVAN, SEPTEMBER 16, ARMENPRESS. Armenian Prime Minister Nikol Pashinyan presented the changes that have taken place in the agricultural sector in the first 8 months of 2019 compared to the previous year.

During today’s press conference in Vanadzor, the PM said the space of greenhouses increased by 48% or 426.2 hectares, the area of drip irrigation lands increased by 56% or 1004.5 hectares.

“As a concrete expression of these trends, I want to state that the export figures of several goods in greenhouses or non-traditional agricultural conditions recorded a major growth. The export growth of cucumbers comprised 174%, that of mushrooms – 202%, and that of strawberries – 184%”, he said.

Edited and translated by Aneta Harutyunyan



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