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Albanian agri exports reach $50 million in first 9 month

Staff Writer |
The exports of Made in Albania products amounted to 6.2 billion leks ($50 million) in the period of January-September.

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This is according the Albanian ministry of agriculture showed. Albanian agricultural exports marked a significant growth of 1.1 billion leks in the 9-month period of 2016 compared to the same period of 2015 when exports amounted to 5.1 billion leks, the Albanian ministry of agriculture reported.

The growth of agricultural exports during the first nine months confirmed once again the positive performance and the upward trajectory of Albanian agriculture sector, also seen an engine to Albania's economic growth.

According to statistics of the ministry, agro-industrial exports amounted to 3.6 billion leks in the nine month period compared to 3.1 billion leks in the same period of the previous year, whereas the livestock exports have increased to 2.4 billion leks from 1.8 billion leks.

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