Agriculture Sector Important Engine Of Growth Of Russian Economy - Putin

Agriculture Sector Important Engine of Growth of Russian Economy - Putin

MOSCOW (UrduPoint News / Sputnik - 14th October, 2018) The agriculture sector is an important engine of growth of the Russian economy, Russian President Vladimir Putin said pointing at the record grain harvest of 135 million tonnes last year.

"In recent year agriculture [sector] has shown remarkable growth ...

Agricultural output grew by 20 percent in five years. Agriculture has turned into a hi-tech industry and established itself as a driver of the Russian economy. Last year alone there was a record grain harvest: 135 million tonnes," Putin said as quoted in a statement published on the Kremlin website.

The Russian president was addressing the workers of agro-industrial sector on their professional holiday.

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