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Russian Agricultural Output to Grow 10% This Year, Minister Says

October 14, 2011

Oct. 14 (Bloomberg) -- Russia’s agricultural output will grow by 10 percent in 2011, Yelena Skrynnik, the country’s agriculture minister, said today at a conference in Moscow.

The country aims to produce 370,000 metric tons of meat, mostly pork and poultry, by 2020, the minister said at a forum of customs union officials from Russia, Belarus and Kazakhstan.

To contact the reporter on this story: John Deane in London at jdeane3@bloomberg.net

To contact the editor responsible for this story: Claudia Carpenter at ccarpenter2@bloomberg.net


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