Wednesday, 6 May 2015
Agriculture in Romania 2015 - cereals outputs and agricultural machinery imports
In 2014, the cereal grains output was of 21.6 million tonnes, up by 3.4% y-t-y, out of which 7.46 million tonnes wheat and over 11.73 million tonnes of corn (grain maize).
the 2nd most important producer of grain maize in Europe,
after France, who reports an average of 8 tons/ha.
In 2014, the area cultivated with grain maize and the area cultivated with wheat represented 45.9% and 39.0% of the area cultivated with cereals for grains, respectively. The production of cereals for grains increased by 3.4% as against the previous year, due to the increase of the yields per hectare (average yield), as follows: maize grains (+7.2%), barley and two-row barley (+6.3%), wheat (+3.8%) and oats (+1.5%).
Romania occupied the
5th place considering the area cultivated with wheat, after France, Germany,
Poland and . In
regards to wheat output, Spain Romania
was ranked 5th, after France,
Germany, United Kingdom and . Considering the yield, Poland is
among the lower yield per hectare wheat cultivating Member States. Romania
Currently, Romanian agricultural output relies mainly on imported machinery and agricultural equipment.
The imports of tractors have recorded in 2014 over 445 million EUR, up by some 27% compared to 2013, while the imports of ploughs have registered almost 11 million EUR in 2014, up by approximately 24% compared to 2013.
The imports of disc harrows have gone up by 36% reaching almost 8.5 million EUR in 2014 while the Romanian imports of harrows (other than disc harrows), scarifiers, cultivators, rotovators, weeders and hoes have recorded over 22 million EUR in 2014, up by 26% compared to 2013.
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